Old Stavanger

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About Old Stavanger, Stavanger

Old Stavanger creates a 18th century mood with 173 wooden houses all painted white from the said era, neatly lined along the street. The sight is pretty overwhelming as you walk through the cobbled lanes and find yourself transported to the times that are long gone. Lovely creepers and flowers in full bloom in front of the houses add to the charisma of this place.

Old Stavanger is the conserved part of a much larger town that was razed off old buildings after World War II, to be replaced with new and modern architecture. Just these 173 houses were left and today they make for a delightful “fairy-tale” experience.

This entire section of the town is impeccably maintained and every house exhibits a distinct character mostly because these are privately owned and occupied. Most of the houses are white in colour and make for a cute show. It also figures in the UN world Heritage sites.

Old Stavanger Information

  • This place is also known as Gamle Stavanger.
  • The wooden houses of Stavanger have occupants so keep your pitch low.
  • You can shop for beautiful paintings, jewellery and small mementos here.
  • It is very near to the port so you can make a quick visit en-route.

How To Get To Old Stavanger by Public Transport

  • Ferry and Express boats to close by Port if coming by sea.
  • Bus Line No.9 Stop- Hertervigs Plass.

Restaurants Near Old Stavanger

  • Tango Bar & Kjokken
  • Salza Steakhouse

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Address: Noruega, 4001 Stavanger, Norway

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A magnificent guided hop-on hop-off tour that shows you the best attractions in the Norwegian city of Stavanger, this one is a must for people who want to make the most of their short vacation. The tour itinerary includes places such as Stavanger Cathedral, Petroleum Museum, Museum of Archaeology and Ledaal Royal Residence.

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This enchanting audio tour of the quiet seaside city of Stavanger will take you on a fascinating journey through the cultured streets where you will see sights such as the beautiful Vagen Harbour and the modern Concert Hall

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