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Viking Swords at Stavanger Swords Monument-representing peace and unity-in memory of Harald the "Fairheaded" and the great battle of Hafrsfjord year 872 which united the kingdom of Norway. Sven's dad grew up here. Love it!

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10 Amazing Viking Sites in Norway for Fans of Vikings - These incredible sites are in one the world's most beautiful places. Rich with history and legends.

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10 Amazing Viking Sites in Norway for Fans of Vikings - These incredible sites are in one the world's most beautiful places. Rich with history and legends.

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A unique sword fom the late Viking age, which was found back in 2011, is now on display at the historical museum in Oslo.

A unique sword fom the late Viking age, which was found back in 2011, is now on display at the historical museum in Oslo.

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The Viking Ship Museum houses three ships found in large burial mounds in the Oslo fjord region. The best-preserved Viking ships in existence, each contained a wealth of material, both decorative and utilitarian, dating back up to 1200 years.

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Resources for researching locations and ancestors in Norway. The map displays old and new names of counties in Norway, which are called fylke.

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