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An Ancient Church Surrounded by Ancient Viking Artifacts - Worth a short detour from Route 134

The first part of this church goes back to the first conversion of the Vikings to Christianity. The... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
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5 Dec 2016
“An Ancient Church Surrounded by Ancient Viking Artifacts - Worth a short detour from Route 134”
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In Stodle, as at Grindheim, we are able to observe the connection between the church, cemetery and a pre-Christian burial ground. The long church was the Viking chieftain Erling Skakke's private chapel from about 1160. The stone section was built in...more
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Stodle | A key to the church can be checked out at the Fogel Fonix Hotel in Etne., Etne 5590, Norway
+47 53 77 11 70
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

The first part of this church goes back to the first conversion of the Vikings to Christianity. The Vikings have burial mounds and "pagan" monuments on this site so the Christians chose a sacred Viking site for their sacred Christian site. The church is kept...More

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