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Old Chiefdom Seat at Sandnes

Location: Sandnessjøen
Alstenveien, 8800 Sandnessjøen (show map)

In the banqueting hall in the long house, you can experience genuine Viking history, Viking food, competitions, fun and games, reading corner and sales exhibitions.

The Old Chiefdom Seat at Sandnes is located on a historic site which has an importent place in the unification of Norway as a realm. Legends as well as archaeological extractions and finds from the period 800 - 1066 illustrate the history of trade, power, politics and day-to-day life at Sandnes. Memorials of Torolv Keldulfson and Øyvind Finnson Skaldespiller have been built near the long house and there is also an old cemetrey.
Situated by Highway Fv17, about 1 km south of Sandnessjøen.

Contact information

Street address 1
Alstenveien
Postal code
8800
City (address)
Sandnessjøen
Opening hours
The longhouse is open for visitors between 18th of June and 10th of August: Tue - Sat 12.00 - 15.00 Sun & Mon closed

Map


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