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Photowalks in Norway

Haugesund. Torggata square

From the waterfront to the Church rises an area of Torggata (Torggata map), which is the center of the city.

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Say Haugesund is built on herring bones. In coastal waters herring are found in large quantities and has long been the main catch of fishermen, who lived in the area. In the early 19th century, the sale of herring began to bring a good income, and a fishing village began to grow rapidly. 1854 Haugesund received city status.

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Now the city lives a very different - Norway builds oil tankers and equipment for oil production, but do not forget those whose hard and dangerous work brought the city prosperity.

Haugesund. Torggata sqare

From square Torggata pedestrian street starts Haraldsgate, commercial district of Ryfylke.

Haugesund. Torggata sqare Haugesund, panorama, graffiti

Another example of Nordic wooden architecture can be seen directly opposite the hotel.

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