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Alta Church

Kirkeveien, Alta 9511, Norway
+47 78 44 50 50
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Very easy to get to from the major hotels. Beautiful architecture. Do not miss during an even... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bill p
via mobile
Beautiful church that epitomizes the northern lights

This beautiful church is worth a visit of 15 minutes or slightly more. Free to visit church. Costs... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
via mobile
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Alta Church is located in Bossekop and is a long church of wood/timber with a rear gallery, originally built in 1858 in an English-inspired neo-Gothic style.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Kirkeveien, Alta 9511, Norway
+47 78 44 50 50
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very easy to get to from the major hotels. Beautiful architecture. Do not miss during an even short visit to Alta.

Thank bill p
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This beautiful church is worth a visit of 15 minutes or slightly more. Free to visit church. Costs to go up the tower. The figure of the resurrected Christ is beautiful. The lighting is fantastic. The delightful stations of the cross in gold mosaic tiles...More

Thank Cazza350
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday morning, just as the 11am service was ending, so we just went into the back.... very impressive inside and liked the idea of a cafe in the foyer...

Thank cnb134
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A modern construction of concrete and titanium. Inside there is a modern version of the figure of Christ illuminated by daylight coming through the concealed window above. Worth a look around but it will cost around £4 to enter. Staff speak wonderful English. There is...More

Thank Chump57
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the Alta cathedral while on holiday....it's a great piece of modern architecture and has a feel good vibe. Small charge to get in and very friendly people. ATM it's covered in snow ...I should imagine it will look beautiful in the summer!

Thank Carolj28
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

An icon of the city. Well designed and have an interesting architecture. Got to pay to enter the cathedral though.

Thank reddysan
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a fairly new church and cost a horrendous amount to build as its coated in titanium. Inside it has amenities including a coffee shop and a warm welcome will be made. Externally it is striking and worth a picture or two but does...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This was the most unusual church I've visited, it just made me feel good and happy with the world, a must to spend a bit of time in

Thank christine d
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Well worth a visit. Its a very modern church but nice to see. If you are a bit cold the guides sell dot drinks inside.

1  Thank Wideparting
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Beautiful church you have to pay a small fee to enter, small inside but worth a visit whether you have religious beliefs or not

1  Thank c J
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25 February 2015|
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Response from Y A | Reviewed this property |
I'm Not sure about bus schedule there. Taxi is more appropriate but very expensive.