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Gandsfjord

Gandsfjord, Stavanger Municipality, Norway

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Gandsfjord

The Gandsfjorden is the fjord from Stavanger to Sandnes town center. The fjord is situated between the flat Jæren landscape to the west and the highland to the east. The contrasts are large with the mountain Dalsnuten (323 m) as the highest point.



Attractions near Gandsfjord

Jernaldergården5.82km from Gandsfjord

The Iron Age farm at Ullandhaug is a reconstructed farm from the migration period, approx. 350 - 550 AD The farm is located on top of Ullandhaug, about 3 kilometers from Stavanger city ​​center, with magnificent views of Nord-Jæren and Hafrsfjord. During the migration period, there was a farm on this site, and curator Tor Helliesen at Stavanger Museum investigated and mapped the sites of the Iron Age farm as early as 1900.

The Science Factory6.04km from Gandsfjord

Science Factory is a museum and technological know-how center positioned at Sandnes, in Rogaland, Norway. The Science Factory opened in May 2008. It is a technology museum with exhibitions approximately mathematic, astronomy, chemistry, physics, artwork, and generation. The records of Sandnes additionally nicely as nearby records also showcased in the museum.

Sverd i fjell6.7km from Gandsfjord

The three swords commemorate the historic Battle of Hafrsfjord which by tradition took place there in the year 872 when King Harald Fairhair gathered all of Norway under one crown. The largest sword represents the victorious Harald, and the two smaller swords represent the defeated kings.

Møllebukta6.77km from Gandsfjord

Beach and recreational area in historical surroundings from the Viking period in Hafrsfjord. The area is located close to Madlaveien south of Madlaleiren. A small river from Store Stokkavatn flows through the beach area. The monument "Sverd i fjell" (Swords in Rock) made by Fritz Røed, is a monument to commemorate the battle of Hafrsfjord that unified Norway into one kingdom in 872.

Stavanger City Museum7.04km from Gandsfjord

Stavanger Museum is located in the city center and has three departments; the cultural history section, the natural history section, and the Norwegian Children's Museum.  he main theme of "From ancient landscape to oil town” is the history of Stavanger from its founding in 1125 until 1995.

Breiavatnet7.34km from Gandsfjord

A beautiful lake which was located in the heart of Stavanger in Rogaland county, Norway. It is very shallow, only a few feet deep. The lake gets its water from the Kannikbekken stream. The lake is the home of various birds, such as swans, seagulls, ducks, and sparrows.

Where is Gandsfjord

Discover more attractions in Rogaland, where Gandsfjord is located

Rogaland34 attractions

Mainly a coastal region with fjords, beaches, and islands. It is the center of the Norwegian petroleum industry.