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Dating back to the year 1163, Hedal Stave Church is an architectural wonder. Several coins dating back to King Sverre's regime have been unearthed at the church site. The church is probably the earliest of its types to still survive in Valdres. Among its extensive collection of ancient religious items, the reliquary is probably the most intriguing. Dating back to the 13th Century, this reliquary is made of copper-coated wood and remains one of the last surviving reliquaries to still exist in the country.
Lunner kirke is a medieval stone church, located on the hill of Lunnertoppen was built in the 12th Century. The original church consists of a round church tower that was demolished and rebuilt in 1780. The building today is a stone structure with spacious interiors. It functions as a working church of the community and provides regular services for its parishioners.
The Lommedalen Kirke is one of the most sought after churches in the city. It has a peaceful effect on its visitors and children have a lot to learn too. They are also known to host many concerts and private events for the youth. The beautiful architecture is definitely worth the sight! Check out the website for detailed information.
Kongsberg is a municipality located close to the city of Oslo. Founded in 1624, this area was known for its silver mines and currently, it is home to Det Norske Myntverket, the coin minting factory of the country. Apart from that, Kongsberg is popular on account of the annual cultural events that are held here; like the Kongsberg Jazzfestival that has been held here since 1964. The municipality has also produced popular Winter-Olympics champions like Petter Hugsted and Jacob Tullin Thams. For detailed information about its history and tourist attractions, check the website.
Caterers Det Lille Extra located in Konsberg brings their catering services to the people of Konsberg and the neighboring Oslo. You can choose from a range of food options such as pasta, sea-food, meaty dishes and even tapas. Preparation for that big event in your life will now be made easier by this catering company, which offers to cook right inside your kitchen and make your special evenings even better. Det Lille Extra provides service for Baptism events, weddings, business meetings and marriage anniversaries.
The International Baptist Church Norway (Den Internasjonale Baptist Kirken) is an independent Baptist church in the city of Rud. There are five core values that form the cornerstone of this church: worship, fellowship, growth, serving and evangelism. Sunday worship service starts from 11a. Many social events for the whole family are also organized.
Located to the north of Drammen River, Bragernes Church was founded in 1871. Boasting of a neo-Gothic facade, it is adorned with Adolf Tidemand's artwork Resurrection. Amidst a breathtaking backdrop of hills, this church is truly beautiful.
Norkirken Drammen is a working church in Drammen where people of the faith gather to not only worship but get involved in community activities. Associated with the Evangelical Lutheran movement of Normisjon in Norway, it is an independent congregation that emphasizes on the involvement of the youth and children.
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.
Osteras Menighet is known for the calming effect it has on its visitors. The idea of worship, compassion and the knowledge for adolescents to fight for justice is promoted at this beautiful church. A regular annual meeting spreads the idea of togetherness in the community and takes in all the suggestions and visions of the people. Check out the website for further details.
Beautifully set next to the small mountain lake at the Holmenkollen ski jump, this log chapel was designed by architect Holger Sinding-Larsen in 1903, in a Nationalist style inspired by medieval stave churches. It was built to seat up to 300 students, but nowadays the congregation is more likely to consist of the elegant residents of this upmarket neighborhood. The chapel is popular for weddings. Old as it may appear, the actual church is in fact a copy made in 1996 of the original which was destroyed in a fire some years before.
Kikutstua offers a number of opportunities for staying overnight in the Oslomarka forest whilst cross-country skiing there; you can book one just for dropping by for a waffle during your cross-country trip, or even for holding a weekend seminar for your company. Getting to Kikutstua is easy when you are skiing, for example from Frognerseteren, but transport can be arranged for weekend courses for a small fee. In the summer canoe and kayak rental is also possible. Call Kikutstua for further information.