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Swords in Rock

Mollebukta, Stavanger 4042, Norway
+47 04005
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Lovely site but underwhelming

After seeing pictures online I thought this is on our to-do list visiting Stavanger. We decided to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Oslo, Norway
Nice but overrated

Beautiful place right by the sea but quite overrated. If you just pass by it by car, that would be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lennie L
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“small beach” (17 reviews)
“bus stop” (4 reviews)
Mollebukta, Stavanger 4042, Norway
+47 04005
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Reviewed yesterday

After seeing pictures online I thought this is on our to-do list visiting Stavanger. We decided to walk as it didn't seem far (an hours walk) but the trip was pretty boring really and when we arrived, it's a bit random if I'm honest. You...More

Thank 11Alwaller1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place right by the sea but quite overrated. If you just pass by it by car, that would be enough.

Thank Lennie L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We wanted to complete our visit to Stavanger with a visit to this monument. There were plenty of other tourists around and it was quite muddy after rainfall and all the visiting footsteps around the site. So be warned, and wear appropriate footwear!

Thank MmeCastor
Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to go and see the swords as we had free afternoon and nothing better to do in Stavanger. They are located 5 kms from the city centre so you need to take a bus + walk or taxi. We went by bus (a...More

Thank czesiuradek
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick trip from stavanger. There are public transport buses coming through every 10 minutes. Webe had a very nice blue sky and sunny weather which made the actual monument look even better! Well recommended

Thank Frantisek L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We borrowed some bicycles from our hotel and took a ride out there. It was a lovely day. We have written about this on our blog & also what else to do in Stavanger, including the amazing Preikestolen (Pulpit Rcck) - thewelltravelledman.com - ENJOY!!

Thank thewelltravelledman
Reviewed 1 week ago

This just a beautiful park. You can feed the ducks or swans. There is also picinic tables to bring your lunch. There are benches to just sit and enjoy the view, The park is free. There is also a vendor serving Ice cream, and a...More

Thank MrBill W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a day out tour of stavanger, definitely worth a visit, quite impressive good photo opportunity,

1  Thank Tina w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is full of meaning and the three swords represents the unified kingdom of Norway. The monument is impressive and it's perfect for touristic photos. There is a small beach and when the weather is clement (not so often unfortunately!) it's the ideal place...More

1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each of the 10-meter swords takes you back to the 9th century when all Norwagian gathered under one umbrella by King Harald Fairhair. The scenery is eye catching and the metalic swords are well designed. However, there is no facility closeby such as a cafeteria....More

1  Thank Bailameamor
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how far is it from the cruise dock.
1 May 2017|
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Response from jafischer | Reviewed this property |
To far for a walk, about 15-20 minutes by either bus or Taxi.
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Hi I'm away again( great name!), or anyone else who knows. How did you get to this site? What time would be advisable to give from and back to aStavanger. Thanks in advance .
20 February 2016|
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Response from Im-away-again | Reviewed this property |
You can get to this easily by bus from Stavanger centre I think its a number 6 or 7 bus. It takes less than 10 mins
Hi (maybe again) . I'm visiting Stavanger in July as a port of call, and would like to see Sword In The Rock, but unsure as to how to get there. If walking from the port how long might it take.? If by taxi, how much would that cost? If by bus , how much, and how regular is the service. Many thanks in advance to anyone who can help.
15 January 2016|
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Response from feliperios2015 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if you are traveling from the main port or Stavanger sentrum (Breiavatnet lake) you get the kolumbus central bus station right in front of the lake, so take the bus No. 29 (From bus station: Stavanger hpl. 32) to (bus... More