Top Historical Places in Stavanger

Historical Places in Stavanger - Witness the History of Stavanger

Stavanger is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Stavanger one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Stavanger is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Stavanger or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Stavanger. Explore the historical monuments of Stavanger with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Stavanger guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Stavanger page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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    List of Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Stavanger

    Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Stavanger.

  • Old Stavanger

    #1 of 10 Historical Things To Do in Stavanger
    Old Stavanger

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Observatory, Food And Drinks

    Address: Noruega, 4001 Stavanger, Norway

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 la...Read more

  • Lysefjord

    #2 of 10 Historical Things To Do in Stavanger

    Tags: Outdoors, Observatory, Educational Site, Monument

    Address: Stavanger, Norway


    Situated close to Stavanger, Lysefjord is known for its mesmerizing mountain formations of Kjerag, lysefjord and Preikestolen or “The Pulpit Rock”. A southerly "big fjord" in Norway, it is...Read more

  • Stavanger Cathedral

    #3 of 10 Historical Things To Do in Stavanger
    Stavanger Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Outdoors, Observatory

    Address: Domkirken, Haakon VIIs, 4600 Stavanger

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The quaint yet stunning Stavanger Cathedral is oldest in Norway and sits pretty peacefully in the heart of Stavanger. The construction of this Cathedral began around 1100 but was completed in 1125. Th...Read more

  • Museum Of Archaeology

    #4 of 10 Historical Things To Do in Stavanger
    Museum Of Archaeology

    Tags: Museum, Observatory, Educational Site, Archaeological Site

    Address: Peder Clowsgt, Stavanger

    Timings: 11:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Museum of Archaeology is the only place in Norway where you can treat yourself the Viking way. Every season the museum edifice is decorated with seasonal decorates inspired by Viking tradition. The mu...Read more

  • Iron Age Farm

    #5 of 10 Historical Things To Do in Stavanger
    Iron Age Farm

    Tags: Outdoors, Archaeological Site , Nature

    Address: Ullandhaugveien 165, 4021 Stavanger

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Iron Age farm or Jernaldergarden hold immense importance as far as archaeology goes. This farm has three house reconstructed on the actual but destroyed houses belonging to Iron Age and found during e...Read more

  • Broken Column

    #6 of 10 Historical Things To Do in Stavanger
    Broken Column

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Statue

    Address: Multiple/ Stavanger Museum, Musegata 16, 4010 Stavanger

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Broken column is a piece of genius Art by sculptor Antony Gormleys where he has created 23 idols depicting a standing man, each 1.95 metres tall and facing 10 degrees west. These 23 statues have been ...Read more

  • Mollebukta

    #7 of 10 Historical Things To Do in Stavanger

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Observatory, Ancient Ruin

    Address: Madlaveine, 4001 Stavanger

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Mollebukta is a serene and attractive bay area which houses “Swords in Rock” monument for commemorating an ancient battle that united Norway. It is located in the outskirts of Stavanger in...Read more

  • The Broken Chain

    #8 of 10 Historical Things To Do in Stavanger
    The Broken Chain

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Educational Site, Monument

    Address: Storgoveien, Hafrsfjord, Stavanger

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The broken Chain is a monument which was built in remembrance of the biggest accident in the Norwegian oil industry. 123 lives that were lost in the tragedy find a mention in the list inscribed on the...Read more

  • Fritz Roeds Sculpture Park

    #9 of 10 Historical Things To Do in Stavanger
    Fritz Roeds Sculpture Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Observatory, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Address: Arne Garborgsvei 30, 4349 Bryne

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Themed like “A song about life” by the famous Sculptor Fritz Roed, this is a unique sculpture park which showcases the different verses of a song as a complete theme. The uniqueness of the...Read more

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