Old Stavanger is protected and preserved
In many ways, Gamle Stavanger is almost like a time capsule. 173 small, captivating wooden houses from the 18th and 19th centuries, with white-painted facades. The houses in Gamle Stavanger are protected, and a few are listed. The largest and most beautiful houses are located in the centre of Vågen, while further out the houses become slightly smaller in size. Explore seafront treasures such as Nedre Strandgate 17 and 19, home to the Stavanger Maritime Museum.