In Vågåmo. In the centre of the village you find an old , brown church, beautiful and impressive, with the history of many centuries in its walls,. The Vågå church is an extended stave church, which has had its present form since 1630. The old church had a single nave and suppposedly stood 300 m to the west.. Among other things, there are carved wall planks from the ols church placed at the main entrance of the new one. By the style of these carvings we can date the ols stave church at about the 1100s. Werner olsen was responsible for the extension works at the Vågå church between 1625 1nd 1630. The pointed eight-sided towersurrounded by for smaller towers is a trade mark of his. He made the church cross shaped, and the building style resembles that which was used in the old original stave churches. The sacristy, built of shaped logs, was built later on in the 1660s. Of the church`s treasures the oldest is the 12th-century stealite font. The crucifix is early Gothic work, from the mid 13th century. The pulpit dates from the completion of the church in the 1630s. The altar piece is from 1674 and the altar rail from 1758. The church yard is distintive, with many wooden and stealite monuments. It contains Romanesque encircled crosses and late 18th century carved stonesas well as richly carved wooden grave planks. The church is closed for guiding, during church services, but you are welcome to join in the service.