Stiklestad church and cemetery in Stiklestad, Norway.

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Stiklestad Church


The lovely Stiklestad Church was built in 1150–80 above the stone on which the dying St Olav reputedly leaned. The original stone was believed to have healing powers, but it was removed during the Reformation and hasn't been seen since.

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