#Ålesund is a really lovely port town on the west coast of #Norway, and also the entrance to the beautiful #Geirangerfjord. After a devastating fire in 1904 the whole town was rebuilt in #artnouveau style.
This picture was taken from the Mount #Aksla lookout, from where you can see the gorgeous #architecture , the surrounding archipelago and the fascinating #fjords of the town. I think everyone can understand why people call it "the most beautiful town in Norway".
Wiki Monday: "A stave church is a medieval wooden Christian church building once common in north-western Europe. The name derives from the building's structure of post and lintel construction, a type of timber framing where the load-bearing ore-pine posts are called stafr in Old Norse (stav in modern Norwegian)."