The remarkable Ullandhaug Tower is perfect for tourists who want to see a different side of Stavanger. Located just to the south of the centre of town and its famous port, the telecommunications tower provides almost unbeatable views of the area.
Holidaymakers wishing to take in the unique Ullandhaug Tower viewpoint should base their stay at a hotel in Stavanger city centre
. The Park Inn by Radisson Stavanger provides a haven in the city's vibrant central district and has 208 rooms for guests to choose from during their stay.
Enjoying the sights of Ullandhaug Tower
Ullandhaug Tower was built in 1964 and has become a key landmark of the city. Standing over 60 metres tall, the tower is perched on top of a rolling hill overlooking a glorious Stavanger suburb.
The two-tone tower has becoming hugely popular with active locals and visitors to the city, with hill walkers frequently stopping off at Ullandhaug Tower. Whilst the upper levels of the building are inaccessible, tourists can still absorb the outstanding Ullandhaug Tower viewpoint from the café located close to its peak. The green fields surrounding the tower are filled with picnic benches for all the family to enjoy, along with commemorative stones from the original tower that stood on the site.
From Ullandhaug Tower sightseers can experience some of the best views of not only Stavanger but also Ryfylke and Nordjaere.
Finding a hotel in Stavanger
Tourists staying at the Park Inn by Radisson Stavanger will be able to make use of the hotel's excellent transport links as well as its on-site bar and restaurant. After visiting Ullandhaug Tower, guests will be able to easily visit other top attractions such as the Swords in Rock
or the Norwegian Petroleum Museum.