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According to tradition the cathedral was built in the year 1125, after Sigurd Jorsalfarer named Stavanger as a cathedral city. Bishop Reinald of Winchester was responsible for its construction. The church was built in Anglo-Norman style, probably by...more
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Haakon Viis gate 2 | Stavanger, Stavanger 4005, Norway
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A very beautiful and old-fashioned cathedral in Stavanger, it looks very nice and it was worth the trip.

Thank SupEvan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stavanger. Old town. Lovely white wooden houses, narrow streets and loads of flowers, especially roses. Town centre has a large lake with a fountain which is pleasant to walk round. The cruise ship terminal is right by the old town and 5 minutes from the...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral is an attractive building. Inside it is not ostentatious. There are only a few stained glass windows, with nature pictures rather than saints. There are also some epitaphs from the 1600's. There is an admission charge of around $6 US, you can pay...More

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This medieval church has some of the most beautiful wood carvings I have ever seen! The church was established in 1125 and is located in the city center.

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So close to the cruise port, and a quiet refuge. The 17th century family portraits incorporated into elaborate are a snapshot of a lost period, the carved pulpit ditto.

Thank Simplesouls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Up on the hillock overlooking the harbour is the Domkirk - Stavanger's cathedral. It's not the most amazing church I've been in but there are some really nice 17th century monuments (made by a Scot would you know!) Other than that the pulpit is definitely...More

Thank UncleBarbar1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we went to the shopping district, we wandered and found this beautiful cathedral. There is an entrance fee of 50 NOK but worth it ..great things to see.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were encourged to go to the church because the stained glass was wonderful. When we got there the windows looked almost asian in design and when we asked we were told that the were being repaired and wouldn't be reinstalled till 2019. If we...More

Thank spiritcove2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to pay to go in but only 50 NOK so worth going in. Great artefacts and things to see. Well worth the trip up to the entrance.

Thank krrgolf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crunched for time, we took a look around the Cathedral before heading into the shopping district for just a short time as well. So much to do, and so little time, since our afternoon was taken up by a boat tour to Pulpit Rock. Still...More

Thank Dave B
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Casper40
April 11, 2018|
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During the summer (june-august) It’s open from 09:00-18:00
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July 24, 2017|
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We visited in June and definitely had to pay to enter. There was no getting past the staff on the door. I think it worked out at about £3.00. each. It was a Sunday afternoon and as far as I remember, entry in the morning... More
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