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Os (Hordaland)

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Revision as of 18:04, 19 March 2008 by Wally (talk | contribs) (New page: '''Os''' is in Hordaland. ==Get in== ==Get around== ==See== * <see name="Lysekloster" alt="Monastry of Lyse" phone="+47 55 55 20 00" </see> The ruins of the monastry built in 1146 b...)
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Os (Hordaland)

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Os is in Hordaland.

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Lysekloster (Monastry of Lyse), +47 55 55 20 00. The ruins of the monastry built in 1146 by Cistercian monks. The land, and the farm set on it was given to the Cistercian order by the bishop Sigurd, the farm was the biggest in the area at the time. The ruins lie close to the road and they are open to the public at all times, and there are no entry fees.

  • <see name="Lysøen" address="The Lysøen Museum, N-5215 LYSEKLOSTE" phone="+47 56 30 90 77" fax="+47 56 30 93 72" email="[email protected]" "url="" hours="18 May-31 August: M-Sat 12PM – 4PM. Sundays: 11AM - 5PM September: Sundays Only: 12PM - 4PM" price="Kr. 30 for Adults and 10 for children. Free admission with the Bergen card" </see> This island belonged to Ole Bull, a famous musician. He bought the island in 1872 and drew the original drawings for the special house he built himself. The island is a great place to go for walks, as well as seeing the extraordinary house, as there are many great paths to walk along. You can attend guided tours at every hour, starting 15 minutes after opening time. To get to the island you must take the ferry from Buena quay. The Ferry goes every day: 12PM, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM. Sundays also: 11AM and 4PM. The ferry back goes every day: 1.30PM, 2.30PM, 3:30PM, 4:30PM. Sundays also: 12:30PM and 5:30PM. These fares cost 50NOK for adults and 30NOK for children, this too is free with the Bergen card. The boat has more departures if necessary. Large groups should book in advance. There is a café and museum shop at the island.







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