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Urnes Stavekyrkje | by Ronald van Eede
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Urnes Stavekyrkje

The church was built around 1130 or shortly thereafter, and still stands in its original location; it is believed to be the oldest of its kind. It provides a link between Christian architecture and the architecture and artforms of the Viking Age with typical animal-ornamentation, the so called "Urnes style" of animal-art.

(Wikipedia)

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Taken on August 9, 2010