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Sollihøgda Chapel altar

Sollihøgda is a village in Hole municipality, in the county of Buskerud, Norway. It is situated near the border with the municipality of Bærum, in the county of Akershus, 28 km from Oslo.[1]

European route E16 passes through the village. Sollihøgda is a popular base for skiing at Krokskogen north of the road and in Vestmarka on the south side in the Oslomarka area in Oslo. Vestmarka is the southern continuation of Krokskogen.[2]

Sollihøgda Chapel (Sollihøgda kapell) dates from 1911. The wooden church has 100 seats. It was designed by the architect Herman Major Backer (1856–1932).[3][4]

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ Geir Thorsnæs. "Sollihøgda". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  2. ^ Vestmarka/Asker syd (Skiforeningen, Kongevn)
  3. ^ Åse Moe Torvanger Herman Backer (Norsk biografisk leksikon)
  4. ^ Sigrid Marie Christie, Håkon Christie. "Sollihøgda kapell". Norges Kirker. Retrieved October 1, 2017.

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Coordinates: 59°58′N 10°21′E / 59.967°N 10.350°E / 59.967; 10.350