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Beautiful white painted church - nothing like the Cathedral !

TripAdvisor states 'Alta Church is located in Bossekop and is a long church of wood/timber with a... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2019
OldBill2
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Church inspired by the Northern Lights

Modern design deriving its inspiration from the Northern Lights in this small town in the Arctic... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
wkh797
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Alta Church is located in Bossekop and is a long church of wood/timber with a rear gallery, originally built in 1858 in an English-inspired neo-Gothic style.
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

TripAdvisor states 'Alta Church is located in Bossekop and is a long church of wood/timber with a rear gallery, originally built in 1858 in an English-inspired neo-Gothic style' so why do so many reviewers mistake it for Alta Cathedral when submitting their reviews? Beats me...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

This is so beautiful and I don't usually emote about a cathedral. It is light and warm and just so beautiful with wonderful symbolism throughout the cathedral. You must see it!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Leslie W
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Modern design deriving its inspiration from the Northern Lights in this small town in the Arctic Small fee charged for entry but separate fee for the Aurora museum in the basement. Nice atmosphere. Ice sculptures outside in the snow in winter. At the time we...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank wkh797
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Incredible building, church service on Sunday morning only. 50 kroner entry fee. In the heart of the city, easy free parking.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2017

So you are in Alta the most northern city in Norway and you see this Church at the end of the high street. It has to be seen. The outside is magnificent and to see this with the Northern lights, but be great. Going inside,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Alta church is a small local church about 15min walk from the northern light cathedral. It gives an impression of the alien church building and life.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

From the outside i do not find it very appealing. From the inside it is beautiful. You have to pay to get to the loo which i think is not okay.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank MarcelGeiheem
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Very easy to get to from the major hotels. Beautiful architecture. Do not miss during an even short visit to Alta.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

This beautiful church is worth a visit of 15 minutes or slightly more. Free to visit church. Costs to go up the tower. The figure of the resurrected Christ is beautiful. The lighting is fantastic. The delightful stations of the cross in gold mosaic tiles...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Caroline S
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday morning, just as the 11am service was ending, so we just went into the back.... very impressive inside and liked the idea of a cafe in the foyer...

Date of experience: May 2017
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Response from 544ya | Reviewed this property |
I'm Not sure about bus schedule there. Taxi is more appropriate but very expensive.
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