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About Gamle Stavanger

Gamle Stavanger is a historic location of the town of Stavanger in Rogaland, Norway. The vicinity consists largely of restored wooden buildings which have been constructed within the 18th century and in the starting of the 19th century. In the aftermath of World War II, a brand new city plan was created for Stavanger. It included razing maximum of the antique timber homes in the metropolis centre, and changing them with new modern-day systems in concrete. One unmarried voice spoke up against this plan, and these days it is recognized that Gamle Stavanger owes its lifestyles to Einar Heden 1916-2001,

then City Architect of Stavanger. In 1956 the metropolis council voted to conserve a part of the old metropolis centre. The vicinity decided on for conservation changed into the only considered the least applicable, along with small rundown wooden homes located on the western facet of Vågen, the inner harbor location of Stavanger. This place has an expansion of preserved timber houses dating from both the nineteenth and 20th century. Some of the homes are owned by using the municipality, however maximum are privately owned.

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