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Embedded in the stone of a small hill, Sverd i fjell marks the site of a historic battle in which King Harald Fairhair united Norwegian people into one kingdom in 872 CE. Modeled after Viking swords and symbolizing unity, peace, and freedom, the three swords stand 10 m (33 ft) tall next to the fjord. One interpretation says that the sword topped with the small crown represents the conquering King Harald and that the other two stand for the defeated kings. The spot offers a good opportunity for quiet solitude or a picnic. By using our Stavanger journey planner, you can arrange your visit to Sverd i fjell and other attractions in Stavanger.
Tours To Sverd i fjell
Stavanger City Highlights & The 3 Swords BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $69
Duration: 3 hours
Viking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $55
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Sverd i fjell Reviews
May be an important part of Norwegian history ...but as a tourist it is rather insignificant .A small illustrative plaque.Thats it . Give it a miss unless you want to see a piece of rather modern... more »
The monument is away from the centre but only a relatively short bus ride away. Bus 16, is the bus that takes you almost there. Bus drivers are more than used to visitors asking where to get off the..... more »
Such an impressive monument! Gorgeous, imposing, in an amazing location and with great history! If you're planning on visiting, wear shoes that will help you walk around on rocks that may be slippery.
Very cool place to stop by and see. Wonderful attraction. Definitely worth 10 minutes of your day.
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