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Top recommendations from locals

Science Museum
“For over forty years, the Stavanger region has led Norway's development as an energy nation. This museum explains how oil and gas are created, discovered and produced, and what they are used for. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The three swords at Møllebukta in Stavanger's quarter of Madla is built to commemorate the battle of Hafrsfjord. The fjord is around 9 kilometres long, and is a so-called threshold fjord. It was at this fjord where 11000 Vikings fought in the Battle of Hafrsfjord in 872 AD, when Harald Fairhair managed to unite Norway in one kingdom.  ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Tou Scene is located east in Stavanger. This is a hister- and urban area in growth, ofering anything from exighting drink and food experiences to concert and art. New Art is popular in Stavanger with their varaiety of streetart. Join one of their tours to see Stavanger from a diferent perspective:)”
  • 48 locals recommend
“Decent food, either lunch, dinner or supper. Large tables for groups with time to spend, or bar stools for the busy. Tip: Baby strollers are not allowed inside the restaurant.”
  • 44 locals recommend
“Check if they have a concert on in the Fartein Vahlen Sal - concert hall. It has one of the best acoustics in all of Norway and houses also a pipe organ which has its own facebook page. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
“Hamburger in Stavanger? Yessssss, absolutely at one of the best restaurants. Book a table in advance if possible. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
“Take a stroll through the coziest street in town. Come look at the colours and lights and enjoy a coffee or beer in one of the great bars and cafes. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
“The more affordable but still excellent option in the Renaa conglomerate. For those who are not into robbing banks. 5 min walk.”
  • 37 locals recommend
“A small beach in the middle of the city. Nice place to take a walk along the fjord.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“The municipality of Stavanger is located in a coastal landscape, bordering the sea to the west and Boknafjorden in the northeast. The Byfjorden and Gandsfjorden run along the east side of the city. It is part of the Low-Jæren, a flat area of land consisting mostly of marsh, sand, and stone aur, that ranges from Ogna River in the south to Tungenes in the north; it is the northernmost part that includes Stavanger. The color street is a well-known street and landmark in Stavanger that should be experienced. Stavanger Concert Hall is also a great attraction The Oil Museum may be worth a visit if this is of interest.”
  • 33 locals recommend
“Walking around the water takes about 40 min, and the scenery is beautiful. swans and birdlife”
  • 34 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Local beer favorite that has the widest collection of beer in norway? The barista's have good knowledge and can help you choose. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“A night at the cinema! They show all the new movies and is located in the local library, generously open almost all the time. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Fish Market
“The Stavanger Fish Market is a restaurant and market where you can buy fresh seafood and try ferske reker (fresh shrimps), salmon, cod, King or Snow Crab, and several local dishes using these as ingredients.”
  • 32 locals recommend
“Old wooden house dating from the 18th century. Well preserved and worth a visit.”
  • 25 locals recommend
“Located on the famous "colored street", Cirkus has it all... as do most pups on the street! ”
  • 21 locals recommend