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Reinli Stave Church


There is considerable evidence indicating that Reinli Stave Church (ca.1250) was the third church in a row to be built on the same spot. The Church is unique in that its nave and chancel have the same dimensions. All of the 12 consecration crosses are still intact. In 1734, the parish priest demanded that a new church be built because the present one was "in considerable disrepair". With support from the King and the Bishop, his wish was granted, but "old Guri" remained standing, and Reinli is still the main church of the parish.