Geiranger Church - Things to Know Before Visiting
Geirangervegen 80, 6216 Geiranger, Norway
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About Geiranger Church
Geiranger Church is an octagonal church built-in 1842 in timber, seating 120. The architect was Hans Klipe. It is located in the village of Geiranger, and the end of the famous Geirangerfjorden. The first church was a stave church that was about 6 metres wide and about 17 metres long. That church was torn down in 1742. Two years later, a new cruciform church on the same site was completed.
Attractions Near Geiranger Church
Skageflå is one of a handful of historic mountain farms on the steep mountainsides along the Geirangerfjorden. It is located in Stranda Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. Skageflå lies approximately 250 meters above the fjord. The farm is a 2 to 4 hour walk from the nearby village of Geiranger, and can also be reached with help of a local sightseeing boat. The boat takes passengers to a spot on the fjord just below the farm, from where they face a very steep half-hour climb.
The Geiranger Fjord is a fjord in the Sunnmøre region of Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located entirely in the Stranda Municipality. It is a 15-kilometer -long branch off the Sunnylvsfjorden, which is a branch of the Storfjorden. The small village of Geiranger is located at the end of the fjord where the Geirangelva river empties into it.
The Seven Sisters is the 39th tallest waterfall in Norway. The 410-meter tall waterfall consists of seven separate streams, and the tallest of the seven has a free fall that measures 250 meters. The waterfall is located just south of the historic Knivsflå farm, across the fjord from the old Skageflå farm. The falls are about 6.5 kilometers west of the village of Geiranger. It is part of the Geiranger World Heritage Site.
Dalsnibba is a mountain in Stranda Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located at the end of the Geiranger valley, about 7 km south of the village of Geiranger and the Geirangerfjorden. The 2-square-kilometer lake Djupvatnet lies directly to the southeast of the mountain. The mountain is located very near the county border with both Oppland and Sogn og Fjordane counties, in the southeastern part of Møre og Romsdal county.
A beautiful lake located in the southeastern Stranda Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county. The lake is part of the headwaters of the Otta river system which flows southeast into the lake Breiddalsvatnet and on into Oppland county. The mountain Dalsnibba is located immediately northwest of the lake, and there is a road leading to the top that begins on the northwest side of the lake. This is a 2 square kilometer lake and is 3,333 ft above sea level.
A beautiful water deep inlet which was located in the Møre og Romsdal county of Norway. It ranges from 600 to 2,000 meters. The famous Geirangerfjorden branches off to the west from the Sunnylvsfjorden. It is one of the famous tourist destinations. A lot of people come here and spend some leisure time in the banks of this inlet and also they have some water activities here.
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