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“Ethereal concert”
Review of Arctic Cathedral

Arctic Cathedral
Ranked #9 of 85 things to do in Tromso
South Bend, IN
Level 6 Contributor
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“Ethereal concert”
Reviewed October 1, 2013

Our concert performance included a broad spectrum of musical pieces from Norwegian folk music to the tried and true classical. We came by bus from our Hertigruten tour boat, aka ferry, but a very comfortable one. The performers included a vocalist, a celloist, and a keyboardist/composer.The first piece was organ. No performer was at the front of the church. Rather, the organ was heard from behind us at the back of the church. Beautiful experience. Except for the person in front of me who kept standing and taking a flash photo. Well worth the fee and late night participation (midnight).

Visited July 2013
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“Stunning church from the outside”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

We walked across the bridge from the main town to see the church and go up the cable car, which is very easy to do. The church is one of the most beautiful, if not the most beautiful modernist church i've seen and the way the sun hit it is very special. Unfortunately the church is surrounded by roads and when we got there it was closed without any signage about visiting times or even a clear front door, so we didn't get to see inside which was disappointing. If you're going to the cable car which I recommend then go and see it, but otherwise just appreciate it from a far.

Visited September 2013
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“Beautiful building best approached on foot across the bridge”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

The Arctic Cathedral is well worth a visit, especially if you walk across the bridge towards it. The architecture is stunning and there's a small display of photographs about the construction downstairs near the toilets.

Visited September 2013
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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“Very atmospheric concert”
Reviewed September 22, 2013

Visited the cathedral at night for a concert. Building is stark inside but looks great from outside when all the internal lights are on. It is situated in a good place for viewing other areas of Tromso.

Visited September 2013
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Saline, Michigan
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“Nice views from the Arctic Cathedral”
Reviewed September 21, 2013

There was no cost to enter--a definite plus. The inside provides lots of windows an interesting angles for photography. If you turn back and look west at the city, there are more interesting camera shots. We took a city bus, which made stops at both the Fjellheisen cablecar and the Arctic Cathedral.

Visited June 2013
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