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Kristiansand Domkirke

Kirkegata, Kristiansand, Norway
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Ranked #7 of 36 Attractions in Kristiansand
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural

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Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It is quite a spectacular church that really stands out in the main town square opposite the fountain. Not too opulent but simple and very well maintained. They even have headsets for English translation of the service on this Sunday morning. I am not sure if they do so every Sunday.

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Lakeland, Florida
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

church is open, with some people probably willing to talk to you. best part is close to tourist office with free wifi. not much reason to come here

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Flemington, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Short visiting hours, I believe 11 to 2 p.m. only. Nice from the outside, but the beauty lies within. Plan accordingly.

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Lyngby, Danmark
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The cathedral is a typical village church, nothing special like those of stavanger or trondheim. Getting inside can be a prob as well, since it's mostly closed

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Sliema, Malta
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171 reviews 171 reviews
129 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The church is worth visiting whilst walking around the well kept streets of the Old Town. The church has an amazing timber roof and a beautiful organ positioned before the altar.

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Corby, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Sits prominent in it own park on the edge of the main square. when we visited all the tulips were in flower and the cherry blossom trees that line the streets of the "Old Town" were in full bloom. Inside the cathedral we were surprised to find it is entirely made of timber with huge wooden columns supporting the wood... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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176 reviews 176 reviews
43 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The interior has an elegant simplicity and is mostly made of wood. When we visited the tulip beds were in full bloom. As Kristiansand is a rather small place, I would include this as a site to see when visiting.

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Fairfax, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Pretty little fishing village a short bus ride form Kristiansand. Pretty, clean little town; not a lot to do. There are a couple of restaurants, and one can walk through the village and admire the water front and pretty wooden houses. We found the Hollen citizens we encountered friendly. Bus fare relatively expensive 20/pp round trip from Kristiansand Center. Beware... More 

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Gatesville, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

As part of our self-guided walking tour of Kristiansand during our Norway fjord cruise we walked past this lovely cathedral and took some photos. This church is located right in the heart of downtown and is a short walk from the cruise ship dock. Completed in 1885, this cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals in Norway. The surrounding area... More 

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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475 helpful votes 475 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

The church is impressive by itself - elegant in a somewhat understated way - inside and out. While I am a fan of stave churches, this was a great church to visit, even while workers hurried to complete renovations that included installation of a new main organ. What put this church over the top for us was the fact that... More 

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