Old Stavanger, Stavanger

4.5
Get a taste of Norway's past at Old Stavanger, the city's historical district and home to one of the largest collections of preserved wooden homes in the region. Dating mainly from the 18th and early 19th centuries, these Stavanger homes characterize the architectural style that once existed nationwide. The cobbled streets wind between whitewashed historical homes, numbering 173 in all. Discover the multitude of craft stores and shops that now give life to the area. Be sure to stop by the local canning museum, which demonstrates the inner workings of a typical factory in the neighborhood at the dawn of the 20th century. Plan your Old Stavanger visit and explore what else you can see and do in Stavanger using our Stavanger route planner.
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  • This is a vey cosy and beautifull place in the city, really clean and well kept, I love this place it is so autentic with many flowers around, amazing wooden houses  more »
  • Very nice surroundings, great to see how most of the building is taken care of and that people live here. Then we went to the Canning museum. This experience was historic and wonderful.  more »

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