Undredal Stave Church

Undredal, Norway

Undredal Stave Church was built in the middle of the 12th century. The church has been moved from different locations and reconstructed a few times. Around 1850 the building was extended to the west with the addition of a clock tower and porch. In 1913 there were plans to dismantle the church and move it to a museum in Kaupanger, but this never happened. Instead it was reconstructed in 1984 and under extensive maintenance work. Inside the church, the ceiling is decorated with biblical figures and angels. The church with 40 seats is the smallest church Stave church in Norway.

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Founded: c. 1147
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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Carlo Salvesen (6 months ago)
UNESCO World heritage hidden between mountain and fjord. A wonderful place.
Christian Ardito (2 years ago)
Beautiful 12th century stave church in Undredal.
Al Lewis (2 years ago)
Beautiful historic church. Strongly recommend a visit if you like historical buildings. Charge to enter the church grounds 100 NOK.
Ann-Evy Hagen (Annie) (2 years ago)
It's so beautiful there
Amit Tarte (3 years ago)
Nice place for peace
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