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4001, Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a beautiful place. Old Stavanger is a beautifully preserved three or four square block section above the harbor and it is easily walkable in rain or shine. Cobblestone streets are lined by nicely preserved houses dating back to the 1800s and a few small...More

Thank RPG625
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited the "Old Stavanger" with my sister and brother in law Hassan. I found it really beautiful and saw many natural sceneries there. Just loved it 8>

Thank SaqibButt
Reviewed 5 days ago

to visit. Reportedly the biggest „collection“ of historic houses in Norway - but it’s not a museum. People actually live here.

Thank Flowwolf
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is the prettiest part of Stavanger and it is worth a visit. We enjoyed walking around the streets, but it is a small area and only takes 15 minutes to walk round. There is a Canning Musum but we didn't want to visit it.

Thank SusanThorn50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely walk around this place while on a Norway cruise. Some quirky shops, lovely restaurants and the old wooden houses are definitely worth walking around.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent some time on a lovely autumn morning strolling through the old section of this very busy port. The narrow cobblestone streets meander past well maintained white “cottages”. The area is very clean and many lovely flowers and shrubs show the care and pride...More

Thank Lorna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During the summer had a trip of a lifetime, on a 7 day cruise and my excursion included going here and on a coach we went around the town, had a fantastic time on the cruise and took some really amazing photos, the only really...More

Thank amandbrake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old city center, is small but really cozy. Good walk for 30-40 minutes. From some spots really nice view to the harbor. Also it is a bit similar to the rest of the town. Few street really have some kind of Mediterranean feeling.

Thank Gergely S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This part of town comes out straight from a dream. Although summer is gone and autum is already peeking, the residents here have painstakingly trimmed and arranged their gardens and creepers soo well.... You are transported to another era altogether and the time travel just...More

Thank sanandasarkar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pretty area. With a guide you get to know all the houses and what they were used for. Also the quirky little things around. It is only one street but take an hour out to walk along and enjoy, don't forget your camera really...More

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June 19, 2018|
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Response from lovetheunexpected | Reviewed this property |
Hi our ship docked alongside the old stavanger area so not very far. The paths are hilly with steps at the end so you will need to turn back & retrace your path I think. Not a problem because there is plenty to see. The... More
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Kristian N | Reviewed this property |
sorry for way to late reply haven't used the app for a while . I hope you found out that they have open .hope you enjoyed your stay
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June 28, 2017|
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Response from PaulS13108 | Reviewed this property |
Hallo Matt. Stavanger Old Town is in the middle of Stavanger itself. It is easily visible because it is perched on a hilltop looking over the harbour. If you get lost, ask anyone. It will not be more than a 7 minute walk or... More