This monument commemorates the Battle of Hafrsfjord in 872, after which King Harald Fair Hair united the three districts of Norway into one kingdom.The crowns on the swords represent the different districts which took part in the battle.
iam_photographs: I visited my friend Heidi in Norway and she showed me this place. These swords are huge and absolutely breathtaking in person. For a cool history lesson look up The Battle of Hafrsfjord. #epic#realGOT
Sverd i fjell (Swords in Rock) is a commemorative monument for the historic Battle of Hafrsfjord that took place there in the year 872, when Harald Hårfagre (King Harald Fairhair) gathered all of Norway under one crown.