Travel to Norway

Day 4 Kristiansand - Stavanger (233 Km.)

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Kristiansand: It is the sixth largest city in Norway. The center of Kristiansand is called Kvadraturen due to their squares and has a lot of houses made of stone and wood.

Kristiansand - Fortress
Kristiansand - Fortress

Also highlights the neogothic Cathedral (Kristiansand Domkirke) of 1885, built on the ruins of earlier buildings and the fortifications constructed along the coast. The fishing pier is a very welcoming area. In addition to the fish market, there are several restaurants and places to buy shrimp and other seafood.

Kristiansand - Fishmarket
Kristiansand - Fishmarket

(in 113 Km.) Flekkefjord: This is a small town in which you can find the Hollenderbyen (town of the Dutch), from 1720. This is an area with beautiful wooden houses painted in white and constructed by Dutch emigrants established here. Flekkefjord is the westernmost town of the region Sørlandet.

Flekkefjord
Flekkefjord

(in 120 Km.) Stavanger: Near the regional museum and the village Breidablikk highlights in this city, European Capital of Culture 2008, the Cathedral of Stavanger (Stavanger Domkirke), located in Stavangerpark. It is the oldest in Norway. The construction of Romanesque and Gothic style, comprising roughly from 1100 until 1125, and his material is steatite.

Stavanger - Cathedral of Stavanger (Stavanger Domkirke)
Stavanger - Cathedral of Stavanger (Stavanger Domkirke)

Part of the Romanesque building stands out for its austerity, and consists of the nave of the church. A row of columns with capitals decorated differently separates the nave from each of the two aisles. On the sides of each aisle is a portal with an acute lintel and semicircular Romanesque arches. The choir is narrower than the nave and Gothic style, with no side sections, although the eastern end is in line with the width of the nave by two lateral towers.


 

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