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Stave Churches are now Rare!

Stop here, at least for a short visit. This is a Stave Church dating from the 13th Century! Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mindy and Roger A
Janesville, Wisconsin

On our way to geirenger we spot the church from a long distance and looked really impressive, so we... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Tasos K
via mobile
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Ringebu Centre, 2630, Norway
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop here, at least for a short visit. This is a Stave Church dating from the 13th Century! Very few at still standing, and this one is in excellent condition. Stave Churches were named based on the internal stave format. Also very interesting to walk...More

Thank Mindy and Roger A
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

On our way to geirenger we spot the church from a long distance and looked really impressive, so we took a stop for some pictures. Really impressive building which is also a cemetery.

Thank Tasos K
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We were staying at a dog sled farm in Trysil and decided to go for a drive and visit this church. One of only 28 remaining stave churches in Norway, this is one of the largest. It's located on a hill just south of the...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Really a beautiful church and rare. Rare because it's made of wood and heating and light were by candles so many of these old wood churches have burned. Up on a hill, the church and cemetery are timeless and worth a drive out of your...More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were in Ringebu on a rainy day, so visiting the Stave Church was an excellent activity. After walking around inside the church and not seeing a couple of things that were in the brochure we'd been handed, the ticket seller was very happy to...More

Thank Lester P
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is a great example of a stave church - one of the largest left in Norway. Admission (at 60 NOK, a bargain) comes with a short explanatory brochure which really helped us to appreciate the church and its history. Parts date to the 1200's....More

Thank PamHJ
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is one of the last medieval church named "starve church". The church, with the cemetery around, lies in a beautiful landscape and is a real wonder. The entry of the church is not free but you can admire the church and wandering around freely

Thank quintnico
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This stave church gives you insight into history and local "heroes". Worth entering and to see the church in sunlight with blue skies is a pretty sight. Nice written guide give you freedom to read and understand on your own. Recommendable for a quiet calm...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 8 August 2016

one of lot wooden churches in Norway, nice place to visit also because surrounding nature, pitty that I have seen it just from outside, because during my cyclo-visit it was closed and it was not possible to go in :/

Thank Juraj K
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Called here and so glad we did. The place is beautiful! An original building with a rich history. Make sure to look out for the carvings of runes and animals.

Thank Sarah L
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