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Rope making

Sandviken

12.06.2018

Close to the tunnel opening at Amalie Skrams vei in Ssandviken, there is a cultural monument of European dimensions; a rope making works that produced rope and fishing tackle for West and North Norway.

The mills at Rekve around 1890.

Rekvemylna

18.03.2018

If you enter the farmyard at Rekve, some kilometres from Bulken, where the road departs to Giljarhus, you no longer meet “the miller”, Knut Hernes, in his old rural mill. But some years ago he would wish you welcome, friendly and hospitable, and show you around his mill, which had been his workplace for a generation. As light-footed as a youth he climbed in steep ladders high up into the waterfall, to let the water down on to the waterwheel.

Dwelling house and store from the Øystese hamlet.

Øystese- Kvam rural museum

07.12.2018

The medieval house at Huse

Huse

27.05.2018

The farm Huse is situated on a broad terrace in the valley above the church and the commons ground in Kinsarvik. Huse is one of the largest farms in Kinsarvik. The house from the Middle Ages, still standing at Huse today, probably from the middle of 1200, is joined on to a house in the Swiss style from around 1890. This house, with a smoke-vent in the roof, bears witness of a grand old farm and of the chieftain’s power in early medieval times.

Lysøen, Os

Lysøen

27.03.2019

Lysøen, this fairytale castle with its Russian-inspired onion dome on the corner turret, stands as a reminder of the diversity of the period called Historicism and a monument to a versatile artist; a key figure in the Norwegian National Romanticism.

Stained glass painting in “Målabuo”.

Gjerde

19.06.2018

Chest from Huglo, painted in 1820 by Gunder Gundersen Handeland

Skorven

19.06.2018

Kjerland

26.05.2018

On the farms Kjerland and Røynstrond, east of the river that flows into the fjord, we find many decorative painters who belong to the so-called sòlekistemålarane in Hardanger: Knut and Mikkjel Røynstrand and Johannes Jonsson Kjærland.

The decorations in the house from Li

Li

12.06.2018

Section of the lid of the chest painted around 1830, by Nils Johannesson Tveiterås

Tveit

16.06.2018

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