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Situated in Luster, Urnes Stave Church is the sole stave place of worship to feature on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. Constructed around the year 1130, the church is found at its original site and remains enveloped by a serene setting. Several archaeological excavations carried out here have unearthed the ruins of three earlier churches built on its site. Visitors can explore this stunning structure through guided tours.
Balestrand Village, also known locally as Holmen, is the administrative heart of the Balestrand Municipality. Nestled on the northern side of the Sognefjorden, this quaint village is lush with scenery that covers mountains and fjords. It is a popular tourist spot and has many hotels to serve travelers. Some of the interesting sights are the Tjugum Church, Norwegian Tourism Museum and The Sognefjord Aquarium.