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Istrehågan, Iron age Cemetary

3280 Tjodalyng, Norway

Old Ruins

About Istrehågan, Iron age Cemetary

Istrehågan is a burial ground from the early age of migration, with 5 stone settings from around 400-600 AD. Remains from persons, beer's paws, china, a needle, and other grave gifts are found at Jåberg in Tjølling.  The cultural monument Istrehågan consists of five stone settings and two ship settings. The biggest one is 25 meters long and consists of 18 single erect stones.



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Sandefjord Museum4.87km from Istrehågan, Iron age Cemetary

A beautiful museum which was located in the Vestfold og telemark. This exhibition focuses on themes such as Norwegian discoveries and presence in the Antarctic, cultural meetings in the context of the whaling industry, family life and gender roles. The exhibition is largely based on the museum’s collections, as well as material on loan.

Færder Nasjonalpark13.16km from Istrehågan, Iron age Cemetary

Færder National Park is one of two marine national parks in Norway, and like Ytre Hvaler National Park it enjoys an easily accessible location in Eastern Norway. The park covers 340 square kilometers of mainland, islands, skerries, and sea bed in the municipalities of Tjøme and Nøtterøy in Vestfold county. The park was established to preserve a characteristic coastal landscape with great biodiversity and relatively untouched countryside.

Fredriksvern13.71km from Istrehågan, Iron age Cemetary

Fredriksvern shipyard in Stavern is one of the best-preserved military installations from the Baroque period in Denmark-Norway. The area is protected. This was the first military facility in Stavern. About 10 years later, the military blockhouse was continued in the form of a fortified fort. The fort received a permanent garrison of 13 men and its own commander in 1689.

Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum23.34km from Istrehågan, Iron age Cemetary

In Haugar Art Museum, right in the heart of Tønsberg, you can experience great art in the permanent and current exhibitions. However, the museums also have different exhibitions throughout the year, which means its worth visiting more than ones.

Slottsfjelltårnet23.48km from Istrehågan, Iron age Cemetary

Slottsfjellet is Tønsberg's most striking landmark. The tower was completed in 1888 in connection with the city's 1000th anniversary. The tower is 17 meters high and has a fantastic view from the top. Inside the tower is the cross from St. Mary's Church, bricks found by the ruins, and an exhibition. Cato Enger's bronze model of old Tønsberg Castrum Tunsbergis stands outside the tower.

Mølen24.35km from Istrehågan, Iron age Cemetary

Mølen is the name of the fantastic coastline between Helgeroa and Nevlunghavn. Here you will find spectacular burial mounds, exciting boulder landscapes, the country's largest pebble beach, and a fantastic hiking area with, among other things, the coastal path that winds through the entire area.

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Vestfold of Telemark is a southernmost county in Eastern Norway, known for its vast forests, valleys, skiing, and rural churches.