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Fantoft Stavkirke

Paradis, Bergen, Norway
+47 55 28 07 10
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“stave church” (61 reviews)
“light rail” (13 reviews)
Paradis, Bergen, Norway
+47 55 28 07 10
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1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We almost didn't go because of a bad review that said that that "there was a steep and narrow pathway" and that "it was not worth the trip". Well, I'm so glad we decided to forge ahead with this little adventure. First, we took a...More

Thank pfkanagy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful building located in the middle of a small forest. The detail on the wooden roof is amazing and the inside is beautiful. Felt like I was at the Norway pavilion in Epcot Center. Only negative is the price. Seems a bit high, about $30...More

Thank gbruiz1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is well worth the effort. The train is about a block from the harbor coat is around $6 for a Bergen zone pass Ride is 20 minutes each way with a 10 minute walk to the church Church is located in a forest and...More

Thank mmorgan87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's in the outskirts of Bergen.. One needs to take the tram to reach.. It's pretty long walk from the tram station to the church. Just ask someone for the directions.. Once you reach the base of the hill, the walk up is steep through...More

Thank somam
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

beautiful church but too small. recommend to visit on your way out of town as it is not much to do but take a few pics

Thank Sarahy W
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This little church was a truly magical place and it's definitely worth a visit. We took a tram from Bergen and then a 10 minute walk to find a wooded area where the church is. I'd never seen this style of church before but it...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Beautiful construction and impressive details made by hand. Founded in 1150 and although destroyed, later rebuilt and changed of place. It is a gem not to be forgotten.

1  Thank leoper2017
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Stave Churches dominated church architecture in Norway from the moment Christianity was introduced approx. 1000 AD and throughout the remaining Viking period uptil 1066AD. Stave church means that we in this form of roof-construction have veritcal pillars that carry the entire roof, a means...More

3  Thank magnusviking
Reviewed 8 March 2017

If you have a couple of hours to spare I would highly recommend taking the metro and stopping by to see this church. It's located in a creepy entrance of a park and the small church seems to appear out of nowhere when you get...More

1  Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you are on a tour, this will likely be a stop. If you are on your own, it is interesting to see, but the distance needed to travel there may be a negative. You can only see it from the outside, with no inside...More

1  Thank HRIII
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What is the best way to get here in November time?
8 April 2017|
Response from magnusviking | Reviewed this property |
Hi traveller, in November as in any time of year it is easy to get there. You will take the City Rail(Bybanen) from the city park- there is only one line - up to the station called FANTOFT(studentby). You can follow your... More
Thinking about taking public transit/LRT out to Stave, however wondering how frequently transit service is. Wouldn't want to get out there only to have to wait a long time for transit in order to get back into Bergen.
23 January 2017|
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Response from French S | Reviewed this property |
We took the public transit out and back with no problem. I would check to make sure it is open. It's a little hike up to the church.
Dear All, I want to go there in May. How to get to there? I understand that I gotta take Light Rail to Fantoft stop and then what? Is it a long walk from Fantoft stop? How many hours will be good for the trip? Thank you.
17 March 2016|
Response from Oddbjørn S | Reviewed this property |
You tak the light rail (Bybanen) to the "Fantoft" stop. On the opposite side of the building next to the stop you take follow the road up the hill and then take the path through the forest. From the stop it takes about 10... More