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Beautiful Old Cathedral

Smaller in nature compared to others in Europe for sure but offers beautiful ceiling artwork and a of course a beautiful religious feeling that is calm and connects you with a... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Mike21NJ7
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Denville, New Jersey
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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The cathedral is off the Karl Johans Gate, nearer to the central train station side. Architecture wise, it's not to the same scale as some other European cathedrals, but, still, a good place of worship.

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Thank Pmjworld
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Cathedral may be small but there is so much detail to be seen. I have enjoyed visiting places of worship around the world and Oslo Domkirke is one of the nicest. Be prepared to spend some time sitting and absorbing all this lovely structure has to offer. Outside the Cathedral is a veranda/corridor with places to eat and small... More 

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Parnu, Estonia
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth to step in and to admire the cathedral, especially it's ceiling and windows. On friday evenings the cathedral is (was) open the whole night and there was a special atmosphere inside the cathedral late at night.

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Thank annikapoldre
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oslo Cathedral is a beautiful building inside and out. Gorgeous details inside on walls and ceiling.

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London, United Kingdom
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265 reviews
146 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peaceful oasis in the centre near all the shops. Interesting ceilings and altar. Well worth a visit.lovely chandeliers too.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

It's a nice cathedral but nothing special. If you happen to pass the cathedral have a look but I wouldn't visit if you aren't near it. The best part is the beautifully painted ceiling.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 779 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Oslo is the capital of Norway, yet its relatively a small city, the Oslo Cathedral is small as well. It compares more to a beautiful church. The windows, woodwork and ceilings are beautiful. Weddings are really big in the summer, yet a couple was here to practice for one this week. To get here I passed the Royal Palace, I... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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82 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Smaller in nature compared to others in Europe for sure but offers beautiful ceiling artwork and a of course a beautiful religious feeling that is calm and connects you with a higher power.

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Thank Mike21NJ7
Magny-le-Hongre, France
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

It was ok but looks like more a church than a cathedral. As Oslo is a small city, I recommend it especially if you stay several days in Oslo downtown.

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Auburn, Washington
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107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is a busy place. When we stopped, a wedding was just finishing. When the wedding party left another group arrived to practice for a later performance. So we were able to sit in this beautiful church and listen to music. A great way to rest our feet.

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