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The Heddal Stavkirke is the biggest wooden church of Norway and it was built in 1242. It was restored in 1952. The stavkirke are made with Norwegian pine pillars (in Heddal there are 12 pillars) and they have got four doors with sculptures. On the back facade there is a nice roses painted in 1668. On the wall in the exterior passasge, you can see Runes inscribed, telling that the church was consecrated and dedicated to the holy virgin Mary, maybe in 1242.
Directions: About 5 Km far from Notodden on E134.
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