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Ancient church with a beautifully architected cemetery

So we could not enter this 1000 year old church as there was a wedding rehearsal going on when we... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
karthik l
Stockholm, Sweden
Definitely worth a visit

The oldest building in Oslo, but if you’re like me, it’s the cemetery that will fascinate you: one... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
Nicolas B
Gatineau, Canada
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2 Oct 2018
“Ancient church with a beautifully architected cemetery”
27 Oct 2017
“Definitely worth a visit”
Oslo's oldest church, dating to 1100 AD.
Akersbakken 26, Oslo 0172, Norway
+47 23 62 91 20
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

So we could not enter this 1000 year old church as there was a wedding rehearsal going on when we reached, but the premises of the church is beautiful. The cemetery is beautiful and its just peaceful to walk around and soak in the feeling...More

1  Thank karthik l
Reviewed October 27, 2017

The oldest building in Oslo, but if you’re like me, it’s the cemetery that will fascinate you: one of the prettiest cemeteries I have ever visited.

Thank Nicolas B
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

located in a residential area, the walk to the church is pretty nice, you can get lost in little paths around the community gardens. close by there is also the oldest street in Oslo, Damstredet.

Thank chloe_Canada
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Restoring of this church isn't good, but old spirit is there. It's opened only on thursday 16 - 18 pm!

1  Thank Jan Š
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Oslos oldest church, probably dating from 12th century. Originated as Catholic church, reformated 1536. Also visit nearby Tethusbakken, below the church. See the pittoresque old wooden houses, take Kjærlighetsstien in the middle of this road, walk along it to Heftye Ekebergsgate and enjoy the view...More

Thank Daydream407285
Reviewed June 17, 2017

This church is a good starting point for a wander through 'off the track' Oslo. Peak inside then check out the nearby quaint homes on a very steep road (Telthusbakken) until you get to the Aker river. You can follow this for most of the...More

Thank RobertMJThompson
Reviewed April 22, 2017

This is the oldest building in Oslo. This ancient church is about 800 years old. The grounds are beautiful. We could not go inside as the doors were locked. Very little information on when you can tour the interior of the church.

Thank TravelingDeacon
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This church gets a lift because of the area it's in. Take a walk through the communal gardans and grave yards. The church is a nice small stone church that you can easily viisit during the summer.

Thank Mikeair80
Reviewed December 19, 2016

This church is off the beaten track, however well worth the effort. With limited opening hours, if you want to view the interior of the church, you should check before you go. The history of the church dates back to approximately 1150, is built of...More

1  Thank Trish B
Reviewed November 10, 2016

This church is the oldest existing building in Oslo. It has an air of old fortress, it isn't always open so it is better to check not to do the trip for nothing. It has a nice graveyard and beautiful walls.

1  Thank thor2705
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Zain C
July 14, 2017|
Response from RobertMJThompson | Reviewed this property |
sorry to take so long to answer...I believe like most churches it is open at all times...enjoy your peak