Urnes stavkirke, oldest Stave Church in Norway, was built in 1135 AD.
Urnes stavkirke (or stavkyrkje), the oldest Stave Church in Norway, stands at Ornes farm on Lustrafjord in Luster municipality, Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The church was built around 1135 AD and links Christian architecture with animal-ornamentation of the Viking Age. In 1979, Urnes Stave Church was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Fortidsminneforeningen (Society for the Preservation of Norwegian Ancient Monuments) has owned it since 1881. Panorama stitched from 3 overlapping photos.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download