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Landa near Forsand - bronze age settlement

A large settlement was here (also called Fossenmoen) for 2000 years from 1500 BC. Some buildings from various times have been restored, and the outlines and structure of many other buildings have been mapped out.
Close to Forsand by the mouth of Lysefjord, this is an interesting place to visit.

bronze age and thatched roof with outlines of other buildings
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open outbuilding with thatched (straw) roof Over the last few years the site has been partially rebuilt, with plans to extend this work.
Sunday is the time when you will see most activity, with demonstrations of old tools and techniques, amongst other things. Hopefully some signs will soon be available in other languages.
There are many good walks and sights near here, with Pulpit Rock (or Preikestolen) not far to the north, and views through Lysefjord even closer.
Map reference:
338 325
Rogaland county map(scale 1:200 000)
By car:
From Stavanger through Sandnes east to the ferry from Lauvvik to Oanes, then over the Lysefjord bridge, behind Forsand then turn left and park by the Kulturhuset.
Beside the Kulturhuset
By bus
Distance from Stavanger: 45 km

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the middle-ages-style banquet hall and cafe Travel time from Stavanger:
50 minutes plus ferry time by car
Duration of the visit:
1 - 2 hours
Kids verdict:
OK, but the best bits are the wooden beam to walk on and the spiral stones to race around to the middle
See also:
Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen) 
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