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Reinli Stave Church was built on the site of two ancient churches and it dates back to about 1326. Several coins were discovered from beneath the church's floor and the earliest ones belonged to King Håkonson`s era. Today, the only ruins left to be seen of the original church is the churchyard. Reinli Stave Church's interiors feature wrought iron fittings, bell and a soapstone font which date back to the Middle Ages. It is Norway's only church which still has all the 12 sanctification crosses undamaged.
Built in the 13th Century, Hegge stave church is an ancient church located in Norway. It has eight columns placed in the interiors of the church in a such a way that they form an arcade. The church walls are rich in runic inscriptions and paintings and are worth admiring.
Founded in the year 2011, Langsua National Park is spread across an area of 537.1 square kilometers (207.4 square miles). The park boasts of a spellbinding low-mountain region and spectacular biodiversity which provides the right habitats for several rare and endangered species. Protected areas inside Langsua National Park consist of ancient grazing pastures which offer a captivating farming terrain rich in culture. The park is a wonderful place for various adventurous activities including skiing, hiking and hunting. Winters are an ideal time for cross-country skiing trails while summers offer the right conditions to embark on some mesmerizing trails.
Vang stone is the old runestone from the Viking Age. It is slate slab placed outside the stave church with runic inscriptions carved on the edges known as Gunnar. The artwork on the face of the stone is considered as Ringerike style with lions, ribbons and leaves. You can spare few minutes to appreciate the significance of the stone.