Kongsvoll

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Coordinates: 62°18′11″N 09°36′21″E / 62.30306°N 9.60583°E / 62.30306; 9.60583

Kongsvoll (or Kongsvold) lies along the Pilgrim´s Route or Old Kings' Road between Oslo and Trondheim in Norway. The shelter is located in the Drivdalen valley in the municipality of Oppdal in Sør-Trøndelag county.

King Øystein erected mountain stations along the route that pilgrims followed in visiting the shrine of St. Olav in Trondheim prior to the Reformation. The stations, where the pilgrims could find food and shelter, included Kongsvoll, and they were located on the Driva river in Oppdal. Kongsvoll was erected about 1100. It is still an inn today.[1][2]

The Kongsvoll railway station is located 500 metres (1,600 ft) from Kongsvoll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stagg, Frank Noel (1953). The Heart of Norway. George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. 
  2. ^ Welle-Strand, Erling (1996). Adventure Roads in Norway. Nortrabooks. ISBN 978-82-90103-71-7. 

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