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The logo of the Norwegian Heritage, with St. Olaf's rose, a magic figure from Norse mythology, as the central element
One of the buildings, «Aurbua», at Nordre Ekre farm in Heidal, with the Olavsrosa plate on the wall

Olavsrosa (St. Olaf's rose) is a seal of quality, awarded by the ideal Norwegian organization Norsk Kulturarv/Norwegian Heritage.

The goal of the foundation Norsk Kulturarv is to contribute to the protection of Norwegian cultural heritage through sustainable use, under the motto: «Protection through use»[1]

Olavsrosa is awarded to firms and institutions that offer activities and experiences of particularly high standard, with regard to the presentation and use of Norwegian cultural history,[2] and currently (2016) 131 firms and institutions have been awarded this seal of quality.[3]

Olavsrosa recipients (selection)[edit]



  • N.N. (1998) Norsk kulturarv – ei praktisk reisehåndbok. Vågå: Norsk kulturarv. ISBN 8291988005 (Norwegian)

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