We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Arctic Cathedral

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Review Highlights
Beautiful Church

Beautiful church, but you actually get the most out of your visit by an outside view. Might be... read more

Reviewed today
Mila_Norge
,
Tromso, Norway
Amazing midnight concert

We were on the Hurtigruten tour and chose the option to attend a midnight concert in this very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
T7844EDalicem
,
Perth, Australia
Read all 2,822 reviews
1,440
All photos (1,440)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“stained glass”(202 reviews)
“midnight concert”(149 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
30°
22°
Dec
28°
20°
Jan
27°
19°
Feb
Contact
Hans Nilsens veg 41 | Tromsdalen, Tromso 9020, Norway
Website
+47 476 80 668
Call
Improve This Listing
translated by Google
Recommended experiences in and around Tromso
from $138.60
More Info
from $150.60
More Info
from $227.70
More Info
from $36.10
More Info
Reviews (2,822)
Filter reviews
1,551 results
Traveler rating
499
580
363
81
28
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
499
580
363
81
28
Show reviews that mention
All reviews stained glass midnight concert across the bridge beautiful building modern architecture opening times long bridge norwegian folk cable car worth a visit midnight sun cruise ship northern lights acoustics organ pianist soprano
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,551 reviews
Reviewed today via mobile

I walked to the Chapel from the cruise ship area. I enjoyed walking over the bridge, but that might be too much for someone who is not used to walking or if you have limited time. There was an entrance fee. The cathedral is beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GranadaOaks
Reviewed today

As with most Scandinavian countries, I found this church to be a departure from the normal shape and architecture of the churches found elsewhere. Its located right at the end of the Tromso bridge and you get good views of the city as well the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharpshooterpratham
Reviewed today

Beautiful church, but you actually get the most out of your visit by an outside view. Might be otherwise in the summertime though, when you get light from the outside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mila_Norge
Reviewed yesterday

This was a really beautiful experience. We attended the Arctic Cathedral Midnight Concert and it was wonderful. The cathedral has excellent acoustics and the singers performances were delightful. Would recommend anyone to make the effort to get to the concert. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gh0stguest
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easy to walk to across bridge from city centre. In winter it is lit up and looks outstanding against the darkness of the winter skies. Steep concrete sides are interleaved with glass panels bringing lots of light into the church and highlighting the beautiful stain...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Woodstock17
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful musical experience at midnight. this beautiful warm modern cathedral has the most amazing acoustics, no microphones were needed at all.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ozfan46
Reviewed 4 days ago

This icon of Tromsø is worth a visit. Walk across the bridge from the town centre, or ride a bus for a couple of stops. An active cultural venue, the church hosts hundreds of concerts each year. Its midnight concerts in the summer and northern...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Middelhavsfarer
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were on the Hurtigruten tour and chose the option to attend a midnight concert in this very modern cathedral. The stained glass window over the altar is rich in colour and design. The concert was excellent. The performers (3) used the accoustics in a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank T7844EDalicem
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So we decided to walk to the Arctic Cathedral across the bridge, which should take about 20 mins but we probably took longer due to the awesome views we kept stopping to check out! The cathedral itself reminded me Toblerone, it was definitely unique in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SJF21
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The 30 minute walk over the bridge to the arctic cathedral was totally worth it. You not only get amazing views of the city and cathedral from the bridge but also get to see a beautiful sky colors if timed well (we went around 11...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sshilp
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 nearby hotels
Scandic Ishavshotel
708 reviews
.64 miles away
Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromso
67 reviews
.67 miles away
Enter Amalie Hotel
277 reviews
.69 miles away
Clarion Collection Hotel With
1,775 reviews
.70 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 135 nearby restaurants
Hildr Gastro Bar
332 reviews
.71 miles away
Fiskekompaniet
1,192 reviews
.69 miles away
Ra Sushi & Bar
358 reviews
.71 miles away
Rorbua Pub
168 reviews
.64 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 177 nearby attractions
Tromso Tourist Information
1,371 reviews
.68 miles away
The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet)
2,195 reviews
.66 miles away
Skansen
53 reviews
.65 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Howard F
March 18, 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Oetsie61 | Reviewed this property |
It is just a short walk. Just over the bridge. Maybe 20 minutes Total.
2
Votes
Google Translation
Ian G
October 10, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PTM_47 | Reviewed this property |
There is a ticket desk at the entrance for tours and concerts. They speak English. Cash only But there is also a website Arctic Cathedral Midnight Sun Concerts where you can book on line with your card.
1
Vote
Amanda H
June 18, 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from xto36 | Reviewed this property |
again probably too late, but I would say it IS worth paying to go into the Catheral, the views of the lights streaming through are wonderful and the price goes to the upkeep of the Church
2
Votes