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Imposing building

impressive building from the outside in the main square. Sadly there was a service going on so did... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Jan R
Yateley, United Kingdom
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One not to miss...

Open to the public. A huge cathedral on the open square in the old part of Kalmar. A must visit... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
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Stortorget, Kalmar, Sweden
+46 480 123 00
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We entered by the side entrance and found information in English. It told you the website for your visit which is extremely useful. It shows all the info you need to explain all parts of this beautiful cathedral. Quite small and plain but still a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

impressive building from the outside in the main square. Sadly there was a service going on so did not get to see the inside

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jan R
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

The dome of Kalmar is a little bit boring. We spent about ten minutes there, before we left. For us the only interesting things were the lecture pult and the altar. It seems to be a quite vivid congregation and you can visit one of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Open to the public. A huge cathedral on the open square in the old part of Kalmar. A must visit when in Kalmar.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Lovely building, lovely staff that is really helpful with your questions. This is a must go if you visit Kalmar and nearby areas. 5 star!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank StylistNoelle
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Amazing choir and mood. Superb sound and feeling. Old traditional feeling of safety and stability. A must to visit if an event is occurring.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

I live in the town of Kalmar where this church is located. It is one of our very old buildings we take pride to have here, right after Kalmar Castle. The outside is not the most well decorated one but it has a distinct gothic...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank StenqvistHaglundM
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

While visiting Kalmar you can 't miss the cathedral. I don't have any photo's because also this church was closed. It's really strange to see that most of the Sweden churches are closed outside the time there is a ceremony. It's a pity, I always...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Karlijn47
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

It's not so often you see a cathedral in the baroque style. If the outside is rather grand and reminiscent of Italian architecture, the inside of the cathedral is very sober in a white coating, with some artifacts worth of notes, especially the organ.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank BillGWB
Reviewed May 25, 2017

from the outside it surely does not look like a church. But very nice interior and good information available in many languages. be sure to see the very modern baptistery

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Niels T
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