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Risor Kirke

Kirkegaten 1, Risor 4953, Norway
+47 37 15 00 12
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I am so grateful we were able to arrive just as Thomas was taking other groups through. He is also a Risor treasure!

We were fortunate to get a great tour of this beautiful church from Thomas, an informative... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Kareknee
,
Utah
Ornate Lutheran Church

This beautiful little church is a real surprise, for those used to the more austere interiors of... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Arnoldbakers
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Marlborough
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Kirkegaten 1, Risor 4953, Norway
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+47 37 15 00 12
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were fortunate to get a great tour of this beautiful church from Thomas, an informative descendant from an early church offical. He shared so many fascinating facts. He gave an accurate and entertaining narrative on all aspects of the church and how it tied...More

Thank Kareknee
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This beautiful little church is a real surprise, for those used to the more austere interiors of Lutheran churches in (say) Leipzig. Outside is plain weatherboard, inside totally ornate, with cloud-painted barrel-vaulted ceiling, colourful painted pulpit, and tromp l'oeil marble pillars. Worth a visit just...More

1  Thank Arnoldbakers
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Absolutely gorgeous, the cloud painted ceiling, the Ruben copy of "The Last Supper" etc. are fantastic. We're coming back for the Chamber Music Festival that is performed in this church, the perfect venue for just such an occasion.

1  Thank DC-Christopher
Reviewed 18 July 2014

This wooden church from the 17th century is a typical representative for its kind. I have been there for services, consorts during winter and summer. It have its own spirit and put the visitor in a mood of respect and admiration.

Thank Rolf H
Reviewed 8 January 2014

What is not to like about this church? This baroque church from 1647 is regarded as one of the two finest in Norway. Most of the interior is original, the carvings outstanding and the altar painting (The last supper), a Rubens copy, is one of...More

1  Thank Weinacht
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Remember when churches were open to the public? It's a shame that many see a need to lock their doors. This church is beautiful from the outside, but I had wanted to see the inside of the 1647 church, which Internet pictures show to be...More

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