The wooden church of Urnes (the stavkirke) stands in the natural setting of Sogn og Fjordane. It was built in the 12th and 13th centuries and is an outstanding example of traditional Scandinavian wooden architecture. It brings together traces of Celtic art, Viking traditions and Romanesque spatial structures.

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Urnes Stave Church

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DATA

Region
Europe
Country
Norway 
Category
Cultural
Name
Urnes Stave Church
Selection Criteria (?)
(i)(ii)(iii)
Year of Registered
1979
Keyword
Church, Registered in 1979