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Old Stavanger, Stavanger

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Historic Site
Get a taste of Norway's past at Old Stavanger, the city's historical district and home to one of the largest collections of preserved wooden homes in the region. Dating mainly from the 18th and early 19th centuries, these Stavanger homes characterize the architectural style that once existed nationwide. The cobbled streets wind between whitewashed historical homes, numbering 173 in all. Discover the multitude of craft stores and shops that now give life to the area. Be sure to stop by the local canning museum, which demonstrates the inner workings of a typical factory in the neighborhood at the dawn of the 20th century. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Old Stavanger and many more Stavanger attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Stavanger vacation planner.
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  • I like Stavanger, but this part of the city is really beautiful with old houses, small streets and alleys, and right in the city centre. I'm going to visit later, too.
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  • A well maintained part of Stavanger, Ols Stavanger consists of wooden buildings, cobbled streets and is quiet and peaceful. well worth an amble.  more »
  • Lovely area, pastel coloured houses and cobbled streets. Wonderful cafes, bars and restaurants to explore. Don't take your wallet, take someone else's... because it's hellishly expensive! Still worth ...  more »