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Beautiful little church

If you have some spare time and are looking for something other than the natural beauty of the area... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Nomeian
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Melbourne, Australia
Medioeval white bricks church in an charming spot and village

This is a very simple and relatively large church with very simple design. It is in the center of... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
marcopolo111
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Cleveland, Oh
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30 Dec 2017
“Beautiful little church”
18 Jun 2017
“Medioeval white bricks church in an charming spot and village”
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3 Vangen, Norway
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

If you have some spare time and are looking for something other than the natural beauty of the area to admire, have a quick stop in the church. It is a simple, but beautiful old church that fits into the centre of town and allows...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is a very simple and relatively large church with very simple design. It is in the center of the village and it is surrounded by a well maintained and peaceful cemetery. The inside is also very peaceful and mystic, with good stained glass.

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The largest such in Norway, we stopped and visited on the way back to Flam from Osterbo Mountain Farm, an excursion from our Viking Ocean Cruise. Dating back to the 13th century, this is a must see and not often found on a tourist itinerary.

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The main parish church in the Aurland district is small, but impressive early Gothic building made from a white stone. It was built at the beginning of the 13th century and completely restored in the 19th century. Great sight in the wonderful surrounding!

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Reviewed 19 July 2015

Like most of the churches we saw in Norway this one is quite simple and in its simplicity it belies its age.

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Reviewed 12 September 2013

Also called the Sogne Cathedral, this early 3th century church was built privately, and is beautiful in its simplicity, in and out. Thankfully, though it dominates the center of the town, it doesn't get a huge number of tourists. As it is, the church is...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2013

I visited the region of Aurland mainly to see the Borgund Stave Church which is quite close by - but I discovered another little church that didn't seem to feature much in the guidebooks. The Vangen Church is in the village of Aurland which is...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2012

The lovely little while church is surrounded by a graveyard with at least one grave dating from the 1500s. Trees, flowers, benches - the bell tolling just added to the experience.

Thank Linda M
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