Rosendal is a port town in Norway, located on Hardangerfjorden's southern coast. It covers an area of approx 1 km2 (0,5 mi2 /280 acres) and has population around 1,000.
Rosendal is approx 4 km (2,5 mi) north of Dimmelsvik and approx 10 km (6 mi) west of Folgefonna glacier (part of Folgefonna National Park).
Town's main tourist attractions are Barony Rosendal (historic estate), Kvinnherad Church and Skaalurensamlinga (maritime museum themed on shipbuilding in Rosendal / technology and tools).
Rosendal's economy is based on tourism and agriculture. The local shipbuilding yard Skaalurens Skibsbyggeri was founded in 1855 and constructed mainly sailboats. In 1955 the yard started building steel-hulled ships, including chemical tankers.
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