10 most beautiful tourist places in Norway
Surely come to your mind picture of the Viking ships and Gorges scenic when talking about Norway, this land Scenic more in the world, and do not forget the west coast of southern Norway and the coast of the north some unique charming scenes globally, has National Geographic Society ranked fjords of Norway as a source a great tourist attraction and the highest in the world, famous for Norway many beautiful waterfalls that are Class One according to the World waterfalls database as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, namely langfossen, and here we offer you a list of the most beautiful 10 tourist places in Norway .. followed us.
Gained Roros its reputation as a good place for the mining of copper a few centuries ago, and copper mining here since the seventeenth century and lasted for more than 300 years, until 1977, the town of about 2,000 of the wooden houses that have been preserved in the state since the Middle Ages, the city itself was founded in 1646 , surrounded the farms in the town, giving it a charming scenes of picturesque nature, and during the winter, will be held in the town`s traditional market called "R? rosmartnan", which receives an average of between ?? 60.000 to 70.000 of tourists every year, the market is held in the month of February each year and it lasts five days.
9. Oren wooden church Stavkirk:
Urnes Stave Church
A mix of architectural styles of the Middle Ages, which is still standing after 900 years the Church, what is remarkable about this church, is the building materials used a wood, instead of the traditional stone, located on the west coast of Norway, which is composed of wooden pillars and was built at the end of the century XII, where you can see the traces of Celtic art and customs of the Vikings in their construction, and is one of the oldest churches in Norway.
8. waterfall Foring Fussen (Voringfossen):
Waterfall Foring Fussen is the most famous in Norway Waterfall, down 180 meters (600 feet), although it occupies Grade 83 only in the list of the top Norway Falls, located in the upper part of the Mapudalin in the municipality of Eidfjord, Hordaland, not far from the highway 7 which connects Oslo with Bergen, tourists visiting this waterfall for almost 200 years; and the waterfall is probably the most famous in Norway and a major tourist attraction point.
7. Nidaros Cathedral:
Nidaros cathedral in Trondheim, Norway, built over the tomb of St. Olaf King of Norway in the atheist century, and is considered the most important and biggest building Scandinavia in the Middle Ages, and the cathedral was built in honor of Olaf, a Viking leader who later became a king and a saint, killed Olaf in battle near Trondheim in 1030; his nephew Nidaros Cathedral began building in 1066 to house his body; it was completed in 1090, although the expansion lasted until 1300, and quickly became a cathedral and a popular tourist destination in Norway.
6. North Cape (Nordkapp):
The head of the Norwegian North, or the North Cape, is a must for travelers who want fun under the sun in the middle of the night, because the sun never sets between May 14 and July 29, and the highest point in the north of Europe in connection with the international road network, rise 300 meters (1,000 feet) above the Arctic Ocean, and is located in the far north of Norway on the shores of Magruya island within Nurdekab municipality in Finnmark province, which is the most northern corner of Europe, and this place is basically the point of summer for most of the population of Norway, and is considered a tourist attraction famous, attracting about 200,000 visitors a year, North Cape provides a stunning natural scenery, Northern Cape boasts a cliff high up height of 307 meters (1,007 feet), a large flat plateau, where visitors can stand above and watch the sun middle of the night or look at the Barents Sea in the north , and enjoy the panoramic views of the witch.
5. Jostedalsbreen Glacier:
Glaciers and scenic Perhaps the best way to describe this glacier, which is the largest glacier in Europe, and is located in the Sogn County og Fjordane in western Norway, the highest peak in the area is at an altitude of 2,083 meters (6834 feet), and is one of the areas most Tourism in Norway.
4. Viking ship museum:
Viking Ship Museum
Several centuries ago, when the Vikings sailed in the northern seas, and I tear the fear of the issuance of the Viking soldiers and fought fierce battles with their enemies, and that was areas considered to influence Viking areas, today, visitors can see some of these ships that were faze both located on the way, in Viking Ships Museum in Oslo presents some of these large vessels since the ninth century, and there is still wooden ships in good condition.
3. wooden church in Hidal:
Heddal Stave Church
Wooden in Hidal Church called stick Hidal with saucers triple, and dates back to a century atheist ten, the church works repairs and maintenance has seen over the centuries, which is made entirely of wood, according to local legend, it was built in three days by five farmers, and after repair in 19th and 20th centuries, the church is still used today for weddings and prayers on Sundays during the summer months.
2. Bryggen neighborhood:
Bryggen neighborhood in the city of Bergen, and Bergen City was founded in 1070, where travelers enjoy visiting the waterfront area of Bergen, and lined with traditional wooden buildings on the beachfront in Bergen, to give a charming scenery and breathtaking Therefore, visitors can not forget this trip easily, and are related to Bergen area its importance as a trading center for 400 years during the Middle Ages, when it was part of the Hanseatic League, traders can day shopping in trendy boutiques, studios and visit the artisans in this town.
1. Strait Geiranger:
Of the most famous tourist attractions and the most famous in Norway is probably the straits, and among the most beautiful of these straits is the Strait of Geiranger, and is located in the south-west of Norway near the coastal town of Yalu, spanning more than 15 km (9 miles), and Geiranger is one of the wonders Nature charming, from the deep blue waters surrounded by towering cliffs and green mountains towering more than 1,000 meters (3,500 feet), in addition to the many scenic and stunning waterfalls and lush countryside dotted with picturesque farms.