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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. Plan your Old Stavanger visit and explore what else you can see and do in Stavanger using our Stavanger route planner.
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I visit the old city today and it was so nice Beautiful old houses nice colors and very nice streets it's so cozy to live there I live with my Norwegian wife on the other side of the town but this.... more »
It,s a nice walk from Stavanger center up in the hills with a view on the port and the bay. Stop at the pottery shop if you can! more »
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