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Svalbard Kirke

Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47(0)79025560
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Traditional Scandinavian Church

If you are in Longyearben it is worth taking your shoes off to see this church. Lovely small church... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig M
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Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Peaceful and beautiful northernmost churh

This place is so peaceful and unique you want to stay there for hours. There was noone inside the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Polina_polinina
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Longyearben it is worth taking your shoes off to see this church. Lovely small church with the traditional boat hanging from ceiling.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is so peaceful and unique you want to stay there for hours. There was noone inside the church so i could just sit there and enjoy atmosphere.

Thank Polina_polinina
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Worth a visit, whether you are religious or not. Peaceful place. lots of interest, even a polar bear !

Thank ShrewsburyMeg
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Svalbard kirke is a must to see when you are near Longyearbyen. Beatiful interior and nice view of the town from the church. Can use car to travel, but not a long walkingtrip.

Thank Jon A
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Probably the most nothern church in the World. Although Canada might hold that record. I was there on a weekday and could only peek through the window. That was a pity

Thank Mieke_de_Wit
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Located a little bit off the town center, the Svalbard church can be a pleasant stop on a walk in Longyearby valley. Take off your shoes inside and take a look upstairs. The church itself is lovely, with nice colorful windows overlooking the town. There...More

Thank klassizistisch
Reviewed February 23, 2017

As we always visit the local church or cathedral, we also visited the svalbard kirche which was plain and simple. But masses in the evening offer coffee and cake. How lovely is that?

Thank NathaLie0779
Reviewed January 25, 2017

The church on the hill overlooking Longyearbyen. Nice walk to the church past the grazing wild reindeer. Just sat in the church, relaxed and took some chill out, quiet time. Go upstairs to purchase a coffee and biscuits (small donations). Nice to just take some...More

Thank A.MACCA
Reviewed January 23, 2017

even you are not a religious person but also can enjoy the quietness, have no idea why people will give "terrible" star for this place---tranquille, peacefull,dont expect you will see a beautiful church like notre dame de paris, it has its own charm when you...More

Thank rabbitpuncher
Reviewed January 5, 2017

I was surprised by the informality of the church - it has a beautiful peaceful ambience and you can grab a tea or coffee and sit in the lounge area. Its location is fab - on the hill looking out over the town. Well worth...More

Thank BauenArt
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