Where is the Urnes stave church?
Urnes Stave Church is situated on a promontory in the remarkable Sognefjord on the west coast of Norway. The stave churches constitute one of the most elaborate and technologically advanced types of wooden construction that existed in North-Western Europe during the Middle Ages.
How old is Urnes stave church?
How many stave churches are left in Norway?
Open to the public. Today, 28 historical stave churches remain standing. As you can see on the map below, the majority of the churches are located in the inner parts of Eastern Norway and Fjord Norway.