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Tønsberg, founded in the Viking-Ages, is Norway´s oldest town. The world renowned Oseberg ship which was found just north of Tønsberg bears proof of this.

St. Olav´s Church

Ruins of St. Olav´s Church (Olavskirken) - Former monastery founded in 1191. St. Olav´s Church ruins of Scandinavias largest round stone church were found in Tønsberg. Across the road, excavations in 1987 - 91 revealed Viking graves and part of the ruins of the Premonstratensian´s Monastery which have now been restored and are part of the historical exhibition in Tønsberg library.

Canal bridge is the only bridge connection with the islands of Nøtterøy and Tjøme.

 Karl Ragnar Gjertsen