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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  • while it is rather quaint there is nothing realy outstanding about Old Stavanger.It looks pretty well preserved ... perhaps too much so ....Not as nice as I would have expected  more »
  • This cluster of old wooden white houses is very photogenic. There are only a handful of paralell streets and it takes a very short time to walk round them. However if you take in all the hidden...  more »

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