The Stavekirke (Norwegian Stave Churches)

One of the most recognized examples of Norwegian history and culture is the stave church (“stavkirke”). 

Unique to Norway, they are medieval yet elegant symbols of Christianity’s initial foothold into a country whose Viking era and ancient gods were a recent memory. Architecturally the stave churches are quite impressive. Made only of wood, some of… More The Stavekirke (Norwegian Stave Churches)