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Norway, Sweden, and Denmark- with excursions to Iceland and Spitzbergen; handbook for travellers (1909) (14756206576)
Identifier: 02145706.5485.emory.edu Title: Norway, Sweden, and Denmark: with excursions to Iceland and Spitzbergen ; handbook for travellers Year: 1909 ( 1900s) Authors: Karl Baedeker (Firm) Subjects: Publisher: Leipzig : K. Baedeker London : Dulau and Co. New York : C. Scribner's Sons Contributing Library: Emory University, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library Digitizing Sponsor: Emory University, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: , 12 Kil. from Stavanger by road, is the church of Sole,by which are the ruins of the old church, said to date from the12th cent., fitted up as a dwelling by Hr. Bennetter, a Norwegianartist. We steer past the Flatholm Fyr and the mouth of the Hafs-fjord. Here in 872 Harald Haarfager (p. 116) gained a decisive navalvictory, which made him sovereign of the whole country, and re-leased him from a vow, taken ten years before, not to cut his hairuntil he should he king of all Norway. To the left rises the light-house on the Hvitingse. The vessel turns E., passes the Tungenas, apromontory with a lighthouse, and (6hrs. from Ekersund) reaches —15 S.M. Stavanger. — *Hot. Victoria (PI. a; C, 2), by the steam-boat-pier, between the Nertre and 0vre Holme-Gade, with baths, cafe etc.,B.. 3-5, B. 1 , D. 3-4 kr.-, Grand Hotel (PI. b; C, 1, 2), Valbjerg-Gade,corner of Nedre IHolme-Gade, R.. 2-3, B. IV2 kr.; Hot. Noedstjernen,Skager 29, B. iV2-2Vs, B. or S. Vfr, D. 2 kr.; Feu Eeg Laksens H., Nord- Text Appearing After Image: In Stavanger. STAVANGER. 1(1. Route. 109 btfgarle 4, R. 1.30, I). l/-i kr., very fair. — Jlaarrs Cafe, Tivoli, with even-ing mucic. Shops. Goldsmith: G. Bellsirem <t Co., 0vre Holme-Gade 22. Furrier:01. Jensen, Kirke-Gade 44. Fishing-tackle: F. M. Valentinsen, Kirke-Gade 10;Wood-carving, embroidery, etc.: Stavanger Husflids/orening, Kirke-Gade 20.Post & Telegraph, jwvre Holme-Gade (PI. 0, 2). — Banks: StavungerPrivatbank, near ihe Grand Hotel; Handels & Industri-Bank, Kirke-Gade 3.0.Tourists Agknts: Beyer, Valbjerg-Gade, opp. Grand Hotel; Bennett, J0vreHolme-Gade 16. — Bbitish Vice Consul, T. Waage. Sea Baths, at Strjamstenen (PL F, 2), to the E. — Warm and VapourBaths, in Jorenholmen. Stavanger, capital of an Ami, with 35,000 inhab., one of theoldest towns in Norway, is prettily situated on a branch of tlieBukkenfjord, or Stavanger Fjord, and is the commercial centre ofthe Ryfylke, the district enclosing the fjord. It dates from the 8thor 9th cent., hut has suffere Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.