The Three Swords Monument. The Three Swords (Sverd i Fjell) stand on the edge of Hafrsfjord, 6km from the centre of Stavanger. Enjoy a 1km stroll along the promenade at sunset. Great place for rollerblading and easy cycling for kids.
Location: Hafrsfjord, Norway
The Swords of Stavanger One of the more curious landmarks of Stavanger has an interesting meaning. Sverd i fjell (literally ‘Swords in Rock’) was a non-negotiable landmark on my Stavanger list from the very start. This 10-metre-tall monument consists (predictably enough) of three swords planted in the rocky ground of a hill by …
Three enormous bronze swords stand monument to the battle of Hafrsfjord in the year 872, when Harald Hårfagre (Fairheaded Harald) united Norway into one kingdom. The …
Jul 29, 2018 · The Viking swords’ hilts are modelled on swords found in various parts of the country. The monument was made by Friz Roed (1928-2002) and unveiled by King Olav in 1983. The monument can be reached by bus nr. 29 from the centre of Stavanger.
By Hafrsfjord, the monument Sverd i fjell (Swords in rock). This was where Harald Fairhair gathered Norway into one kingdom in 872. The monument consists of three swords that are fixed into the grown. They symbolise peace, unity and freedom.
About Swords In Rock, Stavanger Standing in the backdrop of a little tranquil beach on Hafrsfjord just outside Stavanger, this monument was created by sculptor Fritz Røed and was unveiled by king Olav V of Norway in 1983.
Season: all year. By Hafrsfjord, the monument Sverd i fjell (Swords in rock). This was where Harald Fairhair gathered Norway into one kingdom in 872. The monument consists of three swords that are fixed into the grown.
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Discover Sverd I Fjell in Stavanger, Norway: Monuments don’t get much more metal than these three giant viking swords planted in a Nordic hill.