Preikestolen, located in the Norwegian city of Stavanger, is one of the most beautiful natural attractions in the world. Hereinafter referred to as “pulpit”, it towers over the Lysefjord for 604 meters. Cliff is almost perfectly flat square of 25×25 meters and is included in the list of the most amazing and exciting attractions of Norway. The shores of the fjord are almost unpopulated, which allows the most curious and brave tourists to enjoy the stunning wilderness. Through rich and interesting excursions hundreds of thousands of tourists come in Stavanger every year. If you also decide to visit the Preikestolen, then you should book a hotel in Stavanger in advance so that nothing prevented to enjoy your vacation.
You can also purchase tour to Norway at any travel agency, the price of which includes hotels booking in Stavanger, various sightseeing tours and visits to the Preikestolen. That such were the surrounding landscape more than 10 thousand years ago, when, due to retreating glaciers and there was a huge crack filled with glacier water. Almost whole Lysefjord is surrounded by powerful cliffs, some of which reach nearly 1,000 meters in height. Entire scenic area can be either seen from a cliff Preikestolenor or during a walk on a boat.
However, despite the popularity of rock, not everyone can climb on it. The point is not in the constraints or cost of the ticket, the problem is the difficulty of the climb. Pulpit is not equipped with cable cars, the only man-made land at the foot of the cliff, is a parking lot. Before you go to the rock, try to assess your physical abilities. The load on the body, especially in the heart, when lifting is large, because of the constant slope. Preikestolen is one of the objects, which are used for BASE jumping – parachuting. According to statistics, as of today, from a cliff about 30 thousand athletes have jumped. If you are traveling by yourself, then you can get to the Preikestolencan by a conventional bus, which is quite often goes in the direction of the city. For motorists, it will be easier to find on the map Norway Forsand Commune, which will be the reference point.