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Edvard Grieg's Composer's Cabin

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Address: Hotel Ullensvang, Ullensvang 5781, Norway
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+47 53 67 00 00
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The composer Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) occasionally lived at Lofthus and...

The composer Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) occasionally lived at Lofthus and composed many of his most renowned works here. His composer's cabin is situated in the garden of Hotel Ullensvang. Open to public.

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As part of our tour we visited Edvard Grieg house and the newly built concert hall. The house is not large and when busy I would think quite cramped but in a wonderful position... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As part of our tour we visited Edvard Grieg house and the newly built concert hall. The house is not large and when busy I would think quite cramped but in a wonderful position overlooking the Fjord. We were very fortunate as there were only 23 of us there. A 30 minute recital of Grieg's music by a professor from... More 

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Reviewed 13 October 2015

What a treat being at the place Edvard Grieg composed and worked. The house is nicely preserved and the docents were very knowledgble. The small cabin where he composed is not open to the public but you can walk around it and peek in to see the beautiful view he had to be inspired to write his music.

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Reviewed 8 October 2015

From a distance, Grieg's home and cabin and water view may seem less than interesting. However, making the trek here is enjoyable. Public transportation can be arranged from abroad, as can tickets to the on site concert. Mix it all together, and it's a remarkable place to visit.

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