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Heddal Stave Church


Heddal Stave Church is Norway's largest stave church, and has been called "a Gothic cathedral in wood". It was built during the 12th or 13th Century and the beautifully carved doors of the Church are representative of the flourishing period in the history of Heitradali, the old name for Heddal. The interior is decorated with traditional "rosemaling" and representations of the apostles. An exhibition and café are located in the nearby barn, Prestegårdslåven. The church is still in use.