Norstead (Newfoundland)

Norstead: A Viking Village and Port of Trade is a reconstruction of a Viking Age settlement. Located near L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Norstead won the provincial Attractions Canada award for "Best New Attraction" in 2000, and was the centerpiece of a series of events held that year to commemorate the 1,000th anniversary of the Vikings' arrival. The site also houses a 54-foot replica Viking knarr which sailed from Greenland to L’Anse aux Meadows in 1998 with a crew of nine men.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ "Norstead - A Viking Port of Trade". newfoundlandlabrador.com. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "UNESCO World Heritage site and recreated Norse village of Norstead". hurtigruten.com. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  3. ^ "Norstead Newfoundland - How The Vikings Lived And Built Ships". krolltravel.com. Retrieved September 1, 2019.

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Coordinates: 51°36′06″N 55°31′26″W / 51.6018°N 55.5240°W / 51.6018; -55.5240