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Address: Storgata 25, Tromso 9008, Norway
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Pretty Cathedral

The only wooden cathedral in Norway. Very pretty from the outside, especially with all the snow around. Unable to go in as it was closed which was a shame. Stopped by whilst... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The only wooden cathedral in Norway. Very pretty from the outside, especially with all the snow around. Unable to go in as it was closed which was a shame. Stopped by whilst having a walk around Tromso city centre.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked past a few times but never saw any lights on – there was a fallen sign lying outside to say the church was closed to refit the organ. It is a nice building from the outside but we did not venture inside

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Thank sou301
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tromso Cathedral (Domkirke) which is noted for being the only wooden cathedral in Norway. The building is a beautiful historical one. The church is built in Gothic Revival style, with the church tower and main entrance. That is worth a quick visit.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is such a lovely church and the people are also lovely. great use of wood. very warm and cosy inside.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to this cathedral is well worth the effort. It is hard to rate this building as it is not a theme park, but a place of worship. It has a peaceful feel about it.

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London
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not go in and it looked close, however you cannot miss it, it is in the centre of town and is a beautiful building. Generally the building is good for photos on a nice day.

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Suffolk
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried on at least four occasions to get access and saw numerous other people try the door during our time in Tromso to no avail. It is advertised as being open from 1pm but the door was always locked.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw this lovely building on my first morning and it became our main landmark for getting about Tromso. Very beautiful from the outside, especially in snow

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Salford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Tromso between Christmas and New Year. Fortunately, this beautiful wooden church was open for an evening Christmas service (in English). Traditional carols were sung and it was a very special extension of Christmas. Afterwards, I was invited to join the congregation for Christmas porridge and biscuits and was made extremely welcome.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is the middle point of Tromso down town. It is an old, wooden church built in the typical scandinavian style with wooden slats painted in bright color. Really nice to see, if you visit Tromso you will pass by during a stroll through the city anyway.

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