Old Stavanger, Stavanger

4.5
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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  • My friend and I got a driving tour of Old Town from a Stavanger native. I had walked through here years ago, it was nice to come back although not on foot this time.  more »
  • The Old Town is just off the cruise ship. The streets that were not burned in the fire were all made of wood, and efforts were made to protect the people who lived there and the city.
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