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Arctic Cathedral

Hans Nilsens veg 41, Tromso 9020, Norway
+47 476 80 668
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Very unique and striking small Cathedral

We had the opportunity to stop here on two different local tours. The location is very pretty and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Reno, Nevada
Unique Church

I walked from my hotel and crossed over the bridge to visit this church. It has a very unique... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Emerald H
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Hans Nilsens veg 41, Tromso 9020, Norway
+47 476 80 668
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the opportunity to stop here on two different local tours. The location is very pretty and is focused towards a view of the city and surrounding water. The architecture is very interesting, with an overall Scandinavian "modern and comfortable" theme. Beautiful interior design...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I walked from my hotel and crossed over the bridge to visit this church. It has a very unique architecture design from the outside. Inside the church was just okay. Nothing so special. I have seen a lot of cathedrals and churches myself so I...More

Thank Emerald H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This modernist church make and marks a strong statement of faith in Norway and TROMSO in particular. It stands proud within the urban landscape and seems to call one to visit it as it lies at the end of a long bridge which crosses the...More

Thank Paddy M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Saw an organist play and the sound was perfect. It will cost you 50 local money to get inside during the busy summer days, which is the only reason I gave it 4 instead of five bubbles. Great views back to the island and the...More

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 5 days ago

The exterior of this church looks impressive from a distance but the inside is nothing special ... very modern as is the large mosaic stain glass window behind the altar. Unfortunately the chandeliers were out for cleaning. The church was built in 1965 & even...More

Thank Indy215
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entry fee is considerable, given the time most people actually spend inside the cathedral. It's an interesting place and has real beauty, but the interior isn't as stunning as the exterior of the building in the landscape, which anyone can enjoy for free!

Thank cazanny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see in Tromsø Something entirely different from the cathedrals found further south in Europe, but mind blowing in its own pittoresk and minimalist way. If you have the opportunity to attend a concert here, you should definitely do so. The acoustics here can...More

Thank Are S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique architecture. New church on an old site overlooking the city. There is a charge to cover the cost of current repairs. Note to the tourist: WC is free. Church itself is very peaceful.

Thank Storyteller-N03
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some refer to the Cathedral as the "Sydney Opera House" of the north. It's outside shape is the only comparison. Inside it is mainly an empty shell with a large stained glass window at one end and a pipe organ at the other. The chandeliers...More

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is on the opposite side of the long bridge (if coming from the Clarion Hotel or city centre), it is a long walk so I suggest to get a ride to get here. This is in fact a parish and not really a cathedral....More

Thank DuchessDiaz
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Amanda H
18 June 2016|
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Response from Pamela T | Reviewed this property |
I believe the port for the larger cruise liners is a short distance away, but not far enough to be a problem. I think there is a small fee for The Arctic Cathedral and the Cable car is not that much further on from there... More
2 March 2016|
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Response from Pål H | Reviewed this property |
On Sundays there are three masses per day. Go to the tourist information in the city centre, and they will advise you. The bus boes from centre over the bridge to the Cathedral. Pål
20 February 2016|
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Response from susborg | Reviewed this property |
I found this to be an easy walk. It is maybe 30 minutes one way. If its cold be sure to have a scarf and hat. It is pretty windy at the middle of the bridge. As an alternate it is also super easy to catch the bus on each... More