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Restored buriel ground (1991) with over 20 registered graves from the early Iron-Age, ca. 500-1000 AD.
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Looming burial mounds tell of human activity as early as the Bronze Age for more than 3000 years ago. Here you can find burial mounds from the Viking Age. This is historic ground.The first recorded ...
Eik church was built as a working church in 1988. Architect, Harald Hille. The altar piece is by the artist Per Odd Aarrestad.
Visible from road 312 and from "Grevestien". The burial was archaeologically examined in 1917. According to tradition it was erected in memory of King Bjørn Farmann. The Sagas tell us that he was kill...
The Saga tell us that during a battle on Haugar, King Harald Hairfair's sons, Olav, King of Viken, and Sigrød, King of Trøndelagen, fell and were buried here. The memorial stone was raised in 1971.
Haugar was Norway's second most important place for the election of kings. In memory of this a monument was raised here in 1954. Haugar can be assumed to be the "birthplace" of Tønsberg. It originated...
Built in 1933 of local red syenite. The pulpit and the altar piece are carved by Karl G. Nilsen, Slagen.
Unveiled on 16.04.1915. Purchased for funds raised by the town's citizens.
Vestfold´s only preserved stave church. The church´s oldest part, the chancel, is from the 12th century. The nave, however, is from the second half of the 13th century. As well as the corner posts the...
The chancel is of stone and dates from the 12th century. The nave from 1691 is made of round timbers. The altarpiece "The Crucifixion" is from 1781. The painting "Jesus and the disciples on the walk t...
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