The journey of Gol Stave Church
The most iconic of all medieval constructions in Norway, the Stave Churches, once numbered in the thousands.
Deconstructed, shipped 300 km and reassembled on the royal collections on Bygdø.
A classic example of the resurgence of interest in the past, to appeal to
What was so interesting about them?
-connection to the past - and to the people
-quickly absorbed into
As Gol Stave Church departed for Oslo, it became a centrepiece of the