Towards the water in a beautiful pocket of leafy oak trees is the Byneset Church.
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Driving on highway E8 an hour south of Tromsø, you will come across a strange sight. There, right next to the road, is a gigantic diamond-shaped boulder that once upon a time broke loose and rolled down from the mountain above it. This is a landslide-prone area with many large and small boulders decorating the […]
During excavation work on the site of the new public library in Trondheim, archaeologists found the ruins of what is thought to be Olavskirken (Olav’s Church), a church dating back to the mid-12th century. Olav was a Viking who went to England and was converted to Christianity. He returned to Norway to convert the heathen, […]
Stiftsgården, the Royal Manor, is the king’s official residence in Trondheim. Right in the heart of the city, the manor was built in the 1770s as a private home for the Privy Councillor Schøller’s widow Cecilie Christine von Schøller. This building was specifically positioned and built to show off the family’s riches but in 1800 […]