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Holmenkollen Chapel

Holmenkollveien 142, Oslo 0791, Norway
+47 23 22 20 00
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Beautiful and Free to Visit

Beautiful chapel and free to visit. This chapel is in one of Oslo's most posh areas and worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kari H
Babies Galore!

As we happened to be visiting the famous ski-jump on a Sunday, we first went over to see the nearby... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
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The beautiful wooden Holmenkollen Chapel is beautifully situated next to the Holmenkollen ski arena. The chapel was inaugurated in 1913. In 1992, it was set fire to and burned to the ground. The re-building of the chapel was commenced in 1995, and the new chapel was inaugurated in March 1996 by the bishop of Oslo. Service every Sunday and on Christian holidays.
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2 weeks ago
“Beautiful and Free to Visit”
3 Oct 2017
“Babies Galore!”
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Holmenkollveien 142, Oslo 0791, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful chapel and free to visit. This chapel is in one of Oslo's most posh areas and worth a visit. I would highly recommend.

Thank Kari H
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

As we happened to be visiting the famous ski-jump on a Sunday, we first went over to see the nearby Holmenkollen Church. The building is of an all-wooden construction, built originally in 1903. After an arsonist set fire to it in1992, it was completely rebuilt...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We were walking the area, after going to the ski museum and we saw this church and we just liked to see how different parts of the world build their churches. We walked in and if you can imagine a mountain cabin, that's what the...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful chapel with carvings inspired from the Viking culture. Nicely rebuilt in 1996 after it was burned down by black metal legends in 1992. If you are into black metal music, this is a must see!

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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We attended a wedding at the church and it was stunning from first impression. You see the church atop the hill as you drive up the entrance. Inside the high ceilings and natural light make the room look heavenly.

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

This chappel is a copy from 1996 of the original build in 1903. The original was set on fire and burned down by arson in1992.

Thank Lars H
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

Not mentioned yet so i'll do it. This chapel is a rebuild of the original which was famously burned down by black metal musicians in a spate of arson attacks in the 90s. Being a fan of heavy metal and Scandinavian black metal in particular...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2013

Sigh! It's always problematic to be a reviewer at the extreme and, as of today, my review is the lowest this place has gotten. I truly hope nobody goes for a Poor since this is a pretty little chapel, and I have to give credit...More

2  Thank HowlnBubba
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

Placed on a small hill just next to the large jumping tower it just blends in with the nature. Heading inside you probably get the feeling of stepping into a big cabin, something I found to be very refreshing actually. The interior provided a calm...More

1  Thank Fredrik J
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