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Address: Bispegt. 3, Trondheim 7013, Norway
Phone Number: +47 73 89 08 00
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Nidaros Cathedral is the national sanctuary of Norway. Work began in 1070,...

Nidaros Cathedral is the national sanctuary of Norway. Work began in 1070, and the building was completed in about 1300. After being damaged by fire, it lay largely in ruins for several hundred years. In 1869 extensive restorations were begun, and a century later the cathedral was again restored to its original grandeur.

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Beautiful church, planning needed

Before coming here you need to check what services they have. If there is a wedding or a baptism, part of the church is not accessible. During other times instead you have to pay... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Gianluca M
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Stavanger, Norway
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Stavanger, Norway
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117 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Before coming here you need to check what services they have. If there is a wedding or a baptism, part of the church is not accessible. During other times instead you have to pay an entrance ticket, which I always find unacceptable for a church. I believe that, if they were asking for a charitable offer instead, they would make... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A stunning church with a really interesting history. We had a very good guide. There's 3 languages among the guiding tours to choose, Norwegian, deutsch and English. We took the stairs to the towers and it was a tricky and hard way up and down stairs, but a stunning view over the town. There is no photos shooting allowed in... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning building from the outside in particular and worth paying to go in too (sadly no photos allowed inside).

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Olympia, WA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Built over the grave of St Olaf, this Lutheran church charges 90NOK per adult to enter. Once inside, you are not allowed to take photos or use video cameras. It is very dark inside the cathedral. The organs are impressive. Recommend you go so that you can listen to the organ recital at 13:00 so that you get your moneys... More 

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Houilles, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wish I could enter inside rather than having a quick look from the door, but unfortunately they did not let us enter

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So much history, and a great place to visit. I just loved it here. We just went for a stroll outside. A must when you are in Trondheim!!

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Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent the day with my husband and 3 children aged 11, 12 and 15. Nidarosdomen is the only medieval cathedral in Norway and well worth a visit. Nice visitors centre, guided tour included in the entrance fee, you can climb the tower, go into the crypt etc. Recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The two organs in the dome are spectacular as well as the colourful windows. Usually I do not visit church, but this one was worth the entrance price.

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Regardless if you are religious or not, this is a must-see. A beautiful cathedral in a beautiful landscape. The glass paintings, the architecture, the statues, no wonder it took almost 1000 years to complete this masterpiece.

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Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Nidaros Cathedral is the most important cathedral in Norway. Restaurations are being carried out, but the cathedral not approaches the building it - perhaps - was meant to become.

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