Built around 1180 and is dedicated to the Apostle Andrew. The church is exceptionally well preserved and is one of the most distinctive stave churches in Norway. Some of the finest features are the lavishly carved portals and the roof carvings of dragons' heads. The stave churches are Norway's most important contribution to world architecture and Norway's oldest preserved timber buildings.
"UNIQUE VIKING FINDS" - new permanent exhibition opening 15th of May. Presenting Viking Finds.
VISITORS CENTRE - The Center offers exhibitions about the history of stave churches in Norway and their role in the Middle Ages. Restaurant, souvenir shop and a quiet room.
The King's Road across Filefjell
Borgund Stavechurch is situated at The King's Road across Filefjell. Combine a walk on Vindhellavegen with Sverrestigen for a splendid roundtrip !(1.5 hours.
It is easy to reach Borgund stave church and The King's Road across Filefjell by public transport (bus) from Lærdal. You can also rent a bike in Lærdal and bike to the church (25 km).
Check out "VISIT NORWAY" https://www.visitnorway.com/listings/borgund-stave-church/10521/ to learn more
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