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Address: Stavanger, Norway
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its kind of a big deal. i have seen it twice, the cliff is smaller then expected, but the strenuous walk up and then the 6000 m view down is breathtaking

Reviewed 22 August 2016
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

its kind of a big deal. i have seen it twice, the cliff is smaller then expected, but the strenuous walk up and then the 6000 m view down is breathtaking

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Loved cruising up the fjord. Pulpit rock looks very small from the bottom but we could see arms and legs over the side..

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Stavanger, Norway
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Lysefjorden has a lot to offer, impressive landscapes and mountains. You can go there with ferry for sightseeing and you get to see Pulpitrock, if you go further in the fjord you can spot 4444 Flørli stairs and Kjerag bolten. Lots of great hikes in this area.

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Kristiansand, Norway
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Me and my girlfriend stayed a night in Lyseboth at the very end of the fjord which we drove to by car. The morning after before we were going to Preikestolen (pulpit rock) we took this one hour ferry with our car through the fjord and the views are spectacular! Wouldn't miss it for the world!

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Keller, Texas
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282 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Having climbed to pulpit rock the previous day it was very interesting to see it from below. Ferry/boat is very focused on the highlights of the fjord.

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Ithaca, New York
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

We visited Stavanger on a cruise. Once in port, we took a short walk to board a touring boat to cruise the Stavanger Archipelago. The highlight was to cruise Lysefjord to see the Pulpit Rock. This rock juts more than 1500 feet above the sea. The views, although it rained for half of our trip, were incredible. The rain brought... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This hike is very different than any other I've done. It's not really a "trail" but more massive boulders to climb. It definitely would have helped if I had been in better shape. I don't think I could walk for three days after. Haha. But so worth it. The view was amazing. Bring water and snacks and a walking stick... More 

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Hamburg
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Take a boat or a ferry to get there. It is a must if you are in Stavanger area The best way is a fjord cruise the are helpful and the announcements are in several languages. Don't miss the waterfall, the goat and most important the pulpit rock. If you are in good condition you can walk up the rock.... More 

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Recife, PE
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This was the only activity that we planned to do in Stavanger on our way from Kristiansand to Bergen. It is well worth it. You can buy your tickets there at the harbor, on the spot, but you risk not getting a boat for the time or day you want. We booked our cruise last night for today, but we... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A really bad idea to do a fjord cruise in the rain, but our ticket was pre-booked for a specific time. We were dressed for bad weather, so were warm enough, but we couldn't see anything for rain, fog, mist. We were meant to go to a significantly large waterfall after seeing (a vague outline of) Pulpit Rock, but the... More 

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