Lyse Abbey or Saint Mary's Abbey, Lyse (Norwegian: Lyse kloster, Lyse Mariakloster) is a now-ruined Cistercian monastery in Bjørnafjorden Municipality in Vestland county in south-western Norway. The name "Lyse" is derived from Lysefjorden near which the building stood. The abbey lies at the southern base of the Lyshornet mountain.Plan a trip to Lysekloster easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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We stopped by Lyse Abbey while we were traveling back into Bergen from Lysoen (see that review...great place). Literally, this is a ruin on the side of the road fenced off with a small gate and... more »
There are a lot of standing, preserved buildings in Norway that are as much as 1,000 years old, and they give a wonderful glimpse of history. When they have ruins, it's usually for a reason. Here... more »
It's a magical place well worth visiting and a small detour on the way from Stavanger to Bergen. A bit flawed reconstructions but still a wonderful place and great experience - especially at dusk or dawn
Small but very nice ruins to look at. You felt amazed by the stones and was thinking how was it was before
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