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PICTURES from KARMØY

The copper of the Statue of Liberty in New York came from Karmøy. A pearl in the West Located at the southernmost tip of Karmøy, where the lighthouses peer out ouer Skudefjord and the North Sea, lies the charming harbour and fishing village of Skudeneshavn.

 Skudeneshavn  
Skudeneshavn

Charming harbour and fishing village of Skudeneshavn. Skudeneshavn is an extraordinary well-preserved village whose location and charming design has created a beautiful cultural landscape.

In the early nineteenth century, herring fishing led to rapid prosperity and the growth of the historically fascinating district called "gamlebyen" - the old town. Here, nearly an the 125 cottages and 100 wharf warehouses are carefully preserved, reflecting in every detail the attractive Empire style of the day.

 Arne R. Sunnhordvik