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Linkoping Cathedral

Linkoping, Sweden
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Linkoping
Type: Religious Sites
Owner description: For almost 800 years people have been coming to worship and pray at Linköping Cathedral. Work on the Cathedral was started in 1230, with the main... more » Owner description: For almost 800 years people have been coming to worship and pray at Linköping Cathedral. Work on the Cathedral was started in 1230, with the main building works being completed in 1520. The belfry and the west façade were added in 1885. Linköping Cathedral is the most impressive and expensive Swedish church building of the Middle Ages. Within the church you can see evidence of almost 800 years in which master craftsmen have expressed their faith in wood and stone « less
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Oregon
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117 reviews 117 reviews
39 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This cathedral, Linkopings Domkyrka or Linkoping Cathedral, is immense, impressive, beautiful and awe inspiring. The present structure is about 800 years old, but an earlier church stood on the site in 1120. You can see the remnants of the original church in the center, and there are historical dioramas of the original church and its history available to view. Living... More

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Malmo, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Nice church with very service-minded staff and beautiful art work to buy. There was a small art exhibition as well at the time. There was nothing to dislike.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Wow, this was such a beautiful church I wish we had more landmarks like this in the USA. It was joy exploring the history of this very fine building.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Lovely building renovated to a very high standard, just a short walk from the city centre, well worth a visit

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Pleasant walk around the cathedral. It's a beautiful, yet plain church steeped in history. Talk a stroll through the cathedral, the adjoining castle and museum beside heading down to the main town square for a spot of lunch and some people-watching.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A lot of history and so well looked after. Plenty to do in and around the cathedral. Did not really have enough time on our visit.

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indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Very pretty on the inside.. I must if you are in Linkoping. It was one of our favorite places while there.

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Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We were so lucky to be there for a choir practice, exceptional experience with the beautiful singing whilst we were welcomed to walk and explore and learn from a very stunning and old church.

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Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

A visit to the Linköping cathedral is a walk through history. It is especially interesting after visiting the nearby castle and cathedral museum. Some interesting contemporary art.

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Linkoping, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Founded in the 12th century but what makes it unique, is the the fact it is NOT catholic. Many conserts are also given here.

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