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Category: Rocks, Local time: 00:08:58
Prekestolen is a unique giant rock block in Norway
. It is one of the most significant and visited natural sights of the country. It is also considered to be one of the wonders of Europe. It is situated in the southern part of Norway, in the Rogaland region, above Lysefjord. It is about 30 km in air distance from Stavanger
European Natural Wonder
Prekestolen it is a big rock block protruding from a vertical cliff. It hovers some 604 meters above the water level in the fjord. The plateau is 25 x 25 meters large and offers a beautiful view of untouched surrounding nature.
It is a difficult hike on boulders to get up to Prekestolen. The last part of the track leads through a rock shelf. The trained ones will get there in two hours but it usually takes longer. The path to Prekestolen begins at the parking.
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 7:38:45 PM