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Tonsberg

Listed under Historic Towns and Villages in Ostlandet, Norway.

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Norway’s oldest town, Tonsberg has most likely been around since the days of King Harald Fairhair in the 870s. A number of prestigious Vikings, including kings, have their tombs in Tonsberg, and ancient Viking ships have been discovered nearby. The Vestfold Country Museum emphasizes this legendary history in many of its exhibits, ideal for nautical history buffs.

Written by  Sarah Clise.

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