Old Stavanger, Stavanger

4.5
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
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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  • Beautiful part of Stavanger. Must see if you visit. Small pebbled streets with white wooden houses everywhere and lots of flowers! Supercozy, and remember to bring your camera!  more »
  • This is the old parts of towns. In the end of the one the streets is the oldest house of the city. That is from 1825 and soon 200 years old. This part of the city is well kept in narrow streets. A.....  more »

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