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Kinsarvik Ferry Roarjo.

Kinsarvik ( pop: 459) is a village in the municipality of Ullensvang in the county of Hordaland in the country of Norway.

Native dress of Kinsarvik .

The village is the administrative center for the municipality and is located at the mouth of the Sørfjord and the Eidfjorden where it branches from the Hardangerfjord.




The Village of Kinsarvik[edit]

Church[edit]

Kinsarvik Church Built 1160. Roarjo.

The Kinsarvik church was built in 1160 and is one of the oldest stone churches in Norway. In the middle ages the Kinsarvik Church was the site of a market, legal magistrates, as well as a religious center. In the winters the ship masts and sails of the area were stored in the church attic. In the reformation the church decorations were whitewashed but 1961 the church was restored to it's Catholic appearance including a fresco of the Archangel Gabriel weighing souls.




Huse Valley[edit]

The Kinso River drops 3600 feet from the Hardangervidda through the Huse valley (Husedalen) to sea level in the fjord at Kinsarvik. Along the way there are 4 spectacular waterfalls. The waterfalls can be viewed in 4-6 hours by hiking. The trails are slippery when wet.

Kinsarvik is also a major access point for longer treks across the Hardangervidda, Norway's largest national park.

Hardanger Bestikk[edit]

The Hardanger Bestikk factory has been producting flatware utensils in Kinsarvik since 1958. Their product line includes contemporary design as well as patterns copied from the Viking age.

Tourism[edit]

Kinsarvik makes a good base camp for visiting the surrounding areas of the Hardangerfjord, Sørfjord and Eidfjorden . The Bråvoll Camping caters to tents and RVs. The Kinsarvik Best Western caters to those who arrive by car or ferry. There is a restaurant with an Austrailian flair, gasoline station, and souvenir shops. The shores of the fjords in this area are thick with fruit trees, primarily cherry and apple trees. There is a spike in tourism for the flowering of these trees and the harvest.

History[edit]

It was there

Vikings[edit]

King Harding[edit]

Christianity[edit]

External Links[edit]

http://home.c2i.net/campingguiden/Hordaland/ullensvang/ullensvang.html http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/productInfo.do?iata=&promoCode=&corpID=&propertyCode=73013#null http://www.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&ie=UTF8&om=1&qmo=ms&dq=kinsarvik&near=&oq=kinsarvik&z=11&ll=60.403341,6.731873&spn=0.150573,0.461426 http://www.hardanger-bestikk.no/

mailto:turistinfo@kinsarvik.net

References[edit]

no:Kinsarvik


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