Swords In Rock, Stavanger
Swords In Rock, Stavanger - Address
Address: Mollebukta, 4042 Hafrsfjord
Time Required: 00:30 Mins
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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About Swords In Rock, Stavanger
Standing in the backdrop of a little tranquil beach on Hafrsfjord just outside Stavanger, this monument was created by sculptor Fritz Røed and was unveiled by king Olav V of Norway in 1983.
This majestic structure has three Viking swords pinned into the ground beneath and stands almost 10 metres high. It was created as a remembrance of a battle fought in 872 AD that united Norway into one Kingdom.
“Swords in Rock” is unique, distinct and quite impressive. You can either choose to spend half a day picnicking around it on the pristine beach or take a stroll on the grounds towards the springs nearby. It is definitely a place you want your photograph at, to treasure it as a memento from Norway.
Swords In Rock Information
- Do not expect too much to do around this monument. Most you can do is take a walk around it and revel in the beauty of this place.
- Nearby eateries are over 4 kilometres away so if you want to spend some quiet time here then carry some packed food.
How To reach Swords In Rock by Public Transport
- Bus no. 29 ply from Central Stavanger
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Not as cool as I anticipated. But I can appreciate how tall the swords are.
Very nice place for a walk or running and of course it has the three swords which makes a good photo
This is one of the must-see locations in Stavanger. There isn't much to do, but the huge swords in the stone are stunning by the view of the ocean. A great place to relax, and enjoy the fresh air by the sea.
Nice place to go for a walk or running. If you are just there for taking a picture of the swords it's not that interesting. You rather should take a walk on the side of the fjord as it is a nice place to do so.
Looks cool but yeah, just 3 swords in some rock. You might as well go visit it if you're in the area