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Ullandhaug Tower

Ullandhaug, Stavanger 4001, Norway
+47 04005
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It's an option

If you are looking for a simple option to get a 360 degree overview of the Stavanger region, this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stephan S
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Stavanger, Norway
Fantastic view on a clear day

This visit is not recommended on a cloudy day. Beautiful view on a clear and sunny day. You will be... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Fjodolf1
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Stavanger, Norway
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Ullandhaug tower - The telecommunications tower was built in 1964. The tower rises 64 metres on a hill 135 m above sea level. From here you have a marvellous view of Stavanger, Ryfylke and Nordjaeren. Harald's Cairn was sited here previously and rocks from the top of this older tower are now placed beside Ullandhaugtarn.
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Ullandhaug, Stavanger 4001, Norway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a simple option to get a 360 degree overview of the Stavanger region, this is it. From the parking lot it is a bee-line shot on a small asfalt road up to the radio tower, where one can gain additional...More

Thank Stephan S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This visit is not recommended on a cloudy day. Beautiful view on a clear and sunny day. You will be able to see miles in all directions. Fjords and mountains etc. Could be very cold on a windy day !

Thank Fjodolf1
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Very windy and cloudy on our recent visit. Even so we had reasonable views over Stavanger It was possible to see our cruise ship moored up

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The tower is easily accessible due to the close parking lot and offers a really great panorama view of the whole Stavanger area. I would recommend going there at sunrise or sunset. Some say that it is also a good sport for watching Northern Lights...More

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Visited the tower on a tour from a cruise ship, this is only a old communications tower of some sort but climb up as far as you can go and the views of the surrounding waterways and county side are nice. Near the base of...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I stopped here as part of excursion from a cruise ship. It is a 1960s telecom tower and you get good views from each level. It appears rather tatty.

Thank graunty
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The telecom tower gives a great view of the whole district. At the base there are a number of stones claimed to be Viking relics, that were relocated from nearby fields. Its a free, locally popular visit. Fitness junkies use the steep (250m) walk up...More

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 19 September 2016

There are some great views from the tower however as it takes some time to get there I would recommend you something closer (Valandstarnet perhaps) to city in case your stay in Stavanger is short. Also, the tower seems closed and quite abandoned so you...More

Thank sackrebleu
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a very nice place to visit and get an overview over Stavanger area. It's not too far to walk. Only a hill from the parkinglot. There is also a cafe there, which is open 11 months a year (not july).

Thank BeataNorway
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Well worth the climb uphill to the tower for 360 degree views of Stavanger city, it's ports, the fjords and surrounding countryside. With a moderate uphill 20 minute walk this is accessible from the airport via a drop at the swords in the rock. Although...More

Thank PIGGOTTS
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