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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
Haakon Viis gate 2 | Stavanger, Stavanger 4005, Norway
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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 was confined to the services.