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Haugesund Destination Guide

Delve into Haugesund in Norway!

Haugesund in the region of Rogaland with it's 40,321 residents is located in Norway - some 194 mi (or 313 km) West of Oslo, the country's capital.

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Current time in Haugesund is now 05:14 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Oslo" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Esbjerg, Vage, Sveio, Stavanger, Mirza Rafi Sauda or Vedavagen. While being here, make sure to check out Visnes, Storasund, Spanne, Snik, Skare and Vormedal as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Traditional marked in Haugesund

03:16 min ( September 02, 2011 by Studioluksus)
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This typical Continental Market include traders coming from France,Holland,Germany,Italy Spain,Turkey,Poland and Scandinavia. With over 6 years of event experience over France,UK, Germany, Belgium and...

Fyrverkeri fra Risøybrua i Haugesund

01:22 min ( April 25, 2011 by TheMeyerPro)
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Fyrverkeri levert av Rosenborg Pyrotekniske og MeyerPro til Norwegian Travel Workshop i Haugesund 4. april 2011


02:20 min ( June 14, 2011 by SiljeGrowUp)
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This is a school project me and 3 others made, this is to let people see whet a wonderful place Haugesund is. ** No copyright infringement intended. Please don't persecute me for the music. ** NOTE I ...


01:18 min ( May 27, 2011 by yazer39)
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Just after takeoff from Haugesund airport, you can see the runway in the background. I had an Interesting landing which I didnt film. We approached from see with high winds and heavy rain!

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Haugesund Stadion

Haugesund Stadion is a multi-purpose stadium in Haugesund, Norway. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and is the home ground of Norwegian Premier League team FK Haugesund and Second Division team SK Vard Haugesund. It is also used as an athletics venue for Haugesund IL. The venue hosted the Norwegian Athletics Championships in 1965 and 1981.

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Located at 59.41, 5.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Norway, Event venues with year of establishment missing, FK Haugesund, Football venues in Norway, Multi-purpose stadiums in Norway, SK Vard Haugesund, Sport in Haugesund, Sports venues in Rogaland

Karmsund Bridge

Karmsund Bridge (in Norwegian Karmsund bru) over the Karmsund strait links Karmøy island in Rogaland to the Norwegian mainland. It is 691 meters in length and has a maximum span of 184 meters . It was completed in 1955.

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Located at 59.41, 5.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Bridges completed in 1955, Bridges in Rogaland, Through arch bridges


Karmsund is a strait dividing Karmøy and Haugesund municipalities in western Norway. The Karmsund Bridge linking Karmøy to the mainland was completed in 1955. Near the Norsk Hydro Factory three powerlines cross Karmsund on 143 metres tall electricity pylons, which are the tallest in Norway. The eddic poem Grímnismál says that Thor, the weather god, wades the straits at Karmsund every morning on his way to Yggdrasil, the tree of life.

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Located at 59.41, 5.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Rogaland, Straits of Norway

Church of Avaldsnes

Avaldsnes kirke The medieval church at Avaldsnes – Dimensions: 47 m x 13.5 m – Architect: Unknown, medieval – Style: Gothic, related to a type common in Bergen – Method: Wall, soapstone around parts of the interior – Material: Stone, wooden roof – Portal: The one in the south is most richly ornamented, medieval capltal and dogtooth as are common in the Bergensgothic – Year: Second part of 13th century, finished in 1320 History 1830: Tower dismantled 1840: Reconstruction work 1920: Reconstruction work 1923: Tower reconstructed Architecture Dedication: Saint Olav Floor plan: Single nave Quire: 11.5 m x 9.5 m Interior Altar: Eivind Moestue, around 1920 Font: Eivind Moestue, 1929 Baptismal Basin: from 1500-1600 Pulpit: Eivind Moestue, around 1920 Misc Rune stone: «Jomfru Marias synål», if it touches the wall it is the end of the world Stained glass: Bernhard Greve 1950 Burial ground: Behind the church St.

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Located at 59.41, 5.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Churches in Rogaland


Vormedal is a village south of Haugesund, Rogaland, Norway. It is a part of Karmøy municipality. Population: 2774 inhabitants by the 1. of January 2009http://www. karmoy. kommune. no/om-kommunen/demografi

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Located at 59.41, 5.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Villages in Rogaland

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