Sacred Sites in Norway
Below is an illustrated index of the sacred sites and religious places in Norway profiled so far on Sacred Destinations, listed in alphabetical order by name. Please note this list is far from comprehensive - many more great sites remain to be added. You can also view these sites on an interactive map of Norway.
Alta Rock CarvingsNorth Norway, NorwayDating from 4200 to 500 BC, the petroglyphs at Alta are an important record of prehistoric life near the Arctic Circle.
Nidaros CathedralTrondheim, NorwayBuilt 1070-1300, this is the largest medieval building in Scandinavia and the most important church in Norway.
Urnes Stave ChurchWestern Norway, NorwayThe oldest and most richly decorated of Norway's 29 stave churches, Urnes also boasts a picturesque fjordside location.