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Address: Hans Nilsens veg 41, Tromso 9020, Norway
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+47 476 80 668

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Iconic building

Over the years this spiritual building has become a symbol of town, recognizable, almost iconic place. It is a must stop on your travel here. Although the cathedral is striking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paulus T
Gallivare, Sweden
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The stained glass window is beautiful and huge. There has been a great deal of thought and planning in the interior and exterior design and the results architecturally are brilliant. The building can be seen for kilometres if you are travelling along the main island, heading either north or south. This is definitely a place to visit and soak up... More 

Thank Margaret H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Tromso icon shows off its unique design in a way that stands out from its surroundings while blending right in. The church is amazing and inspiring, both inside and out. For a great view of the church and Tromso, walk across the bridge from Tromso. It's a short trek, but you'll have amazing views and some incredible photos.

Thank ERFSU82
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was Christmas and we were roaming around the city. Luckily we happened to see a large crowd going into the cathedral. It was amazing from the outside. Inside the building was simple and small. We also joined the crowd and were lucky to view a skit and Christmas skit during our visit. Should visit this place at least once.

1 Thank Arun K
Emmen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately the cathedral was closed because there was a wedding. That is perfectly understandable. But it would be nice if we could see how long it would take and when the cathedral would be open to visit again.

Thank Albert B
Gallivare, Sweden
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the years this spiritual building has become a symbol of town, recognizable, almost iconic place. It is a must stop on your travel here. Although the cathedral is striking from outside it is very simplistic in the inside and surprisingly small. To get most of the visit I would recommend to look for one of many musical events taking... More 

1 Thank Paulus T
Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In spite of being closed the Cathedral os huge and beautiful. The opening time wasn't compatible with out flight time but cross the bridge and take some pictures near Cathedral is wonderful.

Thank Jorge R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Clarion Hotel With, across the bay in Tromso, so we walked over to the cathedral (which is on the mainland, so we crossed the bridge on foot, great walk about 20 mins) a couple of times on our way to Fjellheisen, to experience it in different light conditions and, wow, what an amazing building! It... More 

Thank DoctorDebs
Tromso, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If Tromsø is "Paris of the North", the Arctic Cathedral may be its Eiffel Tower. And like the Eiffel Tower, it can be appreciated as much from the outside as from the inside. Along with the arching bridges to Tromsø's island center, it defines the cityscape. The coldness of the interior design, complete with ice chandeliers, is in stark contrast... More 

Thank RGandco
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at the Radisson Blu hotel on a Hurtigruten cruise(Also a must do experience.Excellent) we went for a walk across the bridge to view the cathedral.Having just started our way over the bridge the weather changed dramatically and turned from sunshine to blizzard within minutes.However we were not to be put off so continued our walk,approx 1 mile,to the cathedral... More 

Thank Peterperfik
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

what an interesting building from all perspectives and in a very good position. interesting both on the inside and the outside and so different from the more traditional buildings in the area - worth a visit

Thank Conor M

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