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Filtvet Lighthouse Filtvet is a small village along the Oslofjord in Hurum, Buskerud County, Norway.



Filtvet is a 45 minute journey to Oslo by car. It has become a popular tourist destination during summer. Accommodation consist principally of camping sites. Filtvet lighthouse is on the west side of Oslofjord at the entrance to Oslo. The lighthouse was deserted in 1985 and a beacon placed in front of the lighthouse has since replaced the lighthouse.

Filtvet church

Filtvet Church dates from 1894. The church was built of timber and has 200 seats. Both the property and timber for construction of the church were given to the local inhabitants by ship owner C. A. J rgensen. The church was designed by architect, Alfred Christian Dahl (1857-1940). Filtvet Church was the first church project for Dahl who went on to distinguished himself also as a church architect. [1]

Notable residents

  • Ingrid Berntsen - Norwegian freestyle skier
  • Hedda Berntsen - Norwegian sportsperson
  • Roger Ryberg - Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.



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