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Old Stavanger Norway

Given that Stavanger is the most expensive city in the world it’s perhaps a surprise to find a collection of wooden ‘sheds’ on the harbour-front – until...
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Given that Stavanger is the most expensive city in the world it’s perhaps a surprise to find a collection of wooden ‘sheds’ on the harbour-front – until you learn that it’s the continent’s highest concentration of protected wooden houses dating back to the 17th and 18th century.
Saved at the eleventh hour from developers in the 1950’s (an era not known for its architectural significance) it’s a miracle that these houses exist at all, let alone becoming a defining feature of Stavanger’s character.

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40 Comments |
StuXD1 Platinum
 
StuXD1 March 22, 2018
I see what you mean Keefyboy ..Look's like Bergen ))
sue-zon PRO+
 
sue-zon March 28, 2018
So very quaint! ッ
Txilekoa
 
Txilekoa April 02, 2018
What a wonderful!
deannefortnam
 
deannefortnam April 11, 2018
Super leading lines in this great shot
brianbaitystudio
 
brianbaitystudio July 15, 2018
wonderful image. great description. Well done!!
RuwanFonseka PRO
 
RuwanFonseka October 01, 2018
Well composed.
Daisy00
 
Daisy00 October 06, 2018
Love this!!!
vincentstepheniehutchins
 
vincentstepheniehutchins October 17, 2018
That’s awesome really good picture
deannefortnam
 
deannefortnam October 18, 2018
Superb composition
Gins1
 
Gins1 October 20, 2018
What a lovely place. It could almost be Rye in Kent.
ellekoller
 
ellekoller October 21, 2018
I want to jump into the photograph and take a stroll down the block.
ToddGrivettiPhotography Ultimate
 
ToddGrivettiPhotography November 18, 2018
Great story behind the town. Love the leading lines. Composition is spectacular with multiple colors and light. Love the flow of the brick street from bottom to top. Great work!
Dalecga PRO+
 
Dalecga November 22, 2018
Love the cobblestones.... nice capture.
volkmer PRO
 
volkmer January 09, 2019
Very nice shot!
volkmer PRO
 
volkmer January 09, 2019
...and thank you for the interesting background information!
MaryAnne306 PRO+
 
MaryAnne306 March 09, 2019
A charming and lovely capture. Really makes me want to visit.
americorocha
 
americorocha March 12, 2019
Excellent photo !
paolopellegrini
 
paolopellegrini May 06, 2019
Fantastic!!!
Lifeye
 
Lifeye May 21, 2019
Love that mystery created in the picture, wondering what would be at the end of that path.
Thank you so much for the description, I love it when people take time to explain what they capture! Makes it even more meaningful to the viewer! ????
EyeMotion
 
EyeMotion November 07, 2019
Great Capture
texaaronpueschel Platinum
 
texaaronpueschel November 12, 2019
Outstanding photo
giselletopper
 
giselletopper November 23, 2019
Congratulations on your Challenge win!
Trudie
 
Trudie November 26, 2019
Love the leading lines in this, great shot! Congrats on the win ...;)
hollywoodleon
 
hollywoodleon July 04, 2020
Love this place !
balantaylorp
 
balantaylorp November 18, 2020
Happy
Drusty2
 
Drusty2 October 26, 2022
Love This!
Eddieuuu071 Platinum
 
Eddieuuu071 December 30, 2022
Very cool place!
wittydolphin
 
wittydolphin January 09, 2023
Love this capture, so quaint.
michelesundstrom
 
michelesundstrom February 04, 2023
love this, looks like Stavanger old town, or Bergen Old town
nurseb34@yahoo.com Platinum
 
nurseb34@yahoo.com April 24, 2023
Stavanger?
diannechapman_5606 Ultimate
 
diannechapman_5606 April 26, 2023
love the feel of this
Joviaal PRO
 
Joviaal Mar 30
Congratulations Keith, with your first place in the "Street Views" photo contest. Well done!
jleosadauskas Ultimate
 
jleosadauskas Apr 01
voted
winnerslens31 Ultimate
 
winnerslens31 Apr 07
Hello Keith, congratulation on your win. Great capture. Chad
sophiedv
 
sophiedv Apr 07
Congratulations!
marilenavaccarini PRO
 
Congratulations. Really excellent
XoniUelo2 Platinum
 
XoniUelo2 Apr 08
Congratulations on you PC Award. Very well deserved!!
leotar
 
leotar Apr 08
So simple and so good! Love this one.
cherieannefaiella
 
where?
scottverden
 
scottverden May 05
I think it's Stavanger?
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