Urnes Stave Church (Norwegian: Urnes stavkyrkje)... - Secret World

Ørnesveien, 8160 Glomfjord, Norvegia

by Lara Kipling


Urnes Stave Church (Norwegian: Urnes stavkyrkje) is a 12th-century stave church at Ornes, along the Lustrafjorden.It sits on the eastern side of the fjord, directly across the fjord from the village of Solvorn. It has been owned by Fortidsminneforeningen (Society for the Preservation of Norwegian Ancient Monuments) since 1881. In 1979, the Urnes Stave Church was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.