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Linkoping Cathedral

Linkoping, Sweden
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Linkoping
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Owner description: For almost 800 years people have been coming to worship and pray at Linköping Cathedral. Work on...
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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
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Oud-Turnhout, Belgium
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Walked in during the middle of Sunday afternoon and was very happy to be treated by the rehearsal for a Bach oratorium the same evening. Even without that: Vaux le voyage!

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Hull
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was completely blown away by the magnitude of the place. The outside doesn't do the inside justice and I was mesmerised by the beautiful architecture, reliefs and artefacts. If you can spare the time enter and enter a world of beauty and tranquility.

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Linkoping, Sweden
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This Cathedral is something else. It has often art exibitions in house, many masses during the day and lots of Concerts of large classical masterpieces by the great masters. There is an art one have to see when visiting, it is to the left, a home less man laying near the wall.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It's a must-see attraction in Linkoping. It's a stunning, beautiful architecture. You can always find something shining even you've been there before.

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Palermo
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It is a beautiful Gothic church in the town centre, worth visiting, if you have a few spare minutes.

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Oregon
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138 reviews 138 reviews
43 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 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
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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