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Attraction along Rondane

Sollia kirke

In 1720 a law was introduced that required people to go to church twice each year. The inhabitants of the Setningsdalen valley had to make the long trek across the mountains to Ringebu, and on one occasion an entire group of travellers froze to death. In 1732, the king granted permission to build a new church, but the inhabitants of Sollia did not receive any funds for construction. As a result, the local parishioners mustered the ground, timber and stone to build the church themselves. The timbered church was completed in 1738. Near the church there is also a small rest area and an information Board designed by Landscape architect Lars Berge.

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