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Oslo Cathedral (Oslo Domkirke)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful building built in the 17th century with decorations coming from the 18th. A result of a controversial renovation when the original ceiling paintings were destroyed in the 1940-ies, a typical practice of that time for Norway, according to what I've read in guidebooks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank forpix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful simple space. Easy to pass it by, but spend a few minutes there and the memory will stay with you

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael F
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

I really am unsure about this place. Its architecture and surrounds look like it ought to be important. There is interesting decoration and art. The lack of information for the visitor is the problem. I hope the Cathedral authorities can rectify this..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnP8016
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

What a glorious statement of the Reformed faith: simple; with space; but with some indulgence in art. The sculpture of the last supper was splendid and thought provoking; the reredos inspirational; the snake in the tiles by the font stimulating; the statue of Luther a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BobS2160
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is a huge cathedral with a beautiful painted ceiling. There are many carvings and stained glass. You can light a candle for someone if you wish.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elga K
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This Cathedral is open between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.and is located just off Karl Johan's Gate in City Center. We recommend you do take a little time to see the beautiful inside, especially the painted ceilings, which look like tapestry. The pulpit and King's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janet M
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This main diocese for the Church of Norway Diocese, this building was built in 1697. It was not my intention to come here, but I passed through from my place on my way to the walking tour. It is located in the main street of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I was fortunate enough to attend a Friday afternoon service at this gorgeous cathedral. I would not have guessed from the outside that the inside was so lovely. I was provided with an English service guide and was able to follow the service. The people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Squidhead
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

After viewing a lot of the churches of Italy the Protestant churches in Scandinavia are much plainer but there are still interesting things to be seen. Be sure to look up at the ceiling which was painted in the 19th century. There is also an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

It was Perfect. I have no words. You can see details in paintings , music instrument and architectural design than you can find only in this Cathedral.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Dorothy F
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Response from annika p | Reviewed this property |
Dear Dorothy. The mess started at 4 p.m.But on Fr 4.30. The concerts start at 12.00, the mess on Sat at 4.30 p.m., on Sun at 11.a.m. The ticket costs 100 NOK. I am sorry I do not know the duration of concert, I did not... More
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Response from annika p | Reviewed this property |
I was in Oslo in April, the weather was nice, about 14-16 degrees C, you need something warm to sit outside if you want to enjoy your meal outside, that is very nice. It may rain also at that time.
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