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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
All reviews stained glass wood carvings gothic style under renovation baptismal font pipe organ impressive building old church nice church worth a visit entrance fee cruise port located right town centre pulpit carved epitaphs
It's more of a church size than a cathedral but it is lovely inside. You pay the mandatory admission fee (30 NKr) but then you are free to spend as much time as you like in there. The decor is a bit of a mixture...More
The stone Stavanger Cathedral was built in 1125. As many of these older churches it started out Catholic and then shifted to Lutheran after the Reformation. Our guide told us that the cathedral was built in exchange for a divorce by Bishop Raynalt of England....More
A nice place to visit, especially the adventurous. People here are friendly though some of them prefer you to speak their languages. However, they are eager to help you as long as you make your questions understandable.
A beautiful and ancient old cathedral. Massive ancient hard carved stone columns and a high wood beam roof.
An amazing pipe organ and beautiful huge carved memorial plaques carved in the 1600’s to honor past leaders of the church.
One of the most impressive and...More
This Cathedral is known as St Swithins and in in the heart of the city of Stravanger, in Cathedral Square.The entrance fee was 50 Krone (roughly £5 each).
Currently there is some restoration work been undertaken on the Cathedral so that it will be fully...More
Stavanger Domkirke is the Oldest Cathedral still in use in Norway. The original structure was built in the 1100s approximately.
From the outside, it looks impressive with one exception. There is some renovation being done at the front of the church. The inside was not...More
Mass was at 11, but if I remeber correctly, the cathedral was open from 13-16. It is under renovation, so times might change. In fact, we were allowed to pop in, while there was a christhening, and the service was majestic... More
Mass was at 11, but if I remeber correctly, the cathedral was open from 13-16. It is under renovation, so times might change. In fact, we were allowed to pop in, while there was a christhening, and the service was majestic, the babe a real cutie. It was a memorable exerience. Norwegian people are extremely friendly, don't miss a visit to that jewel box of history. We did not look at the website, but walked by and checked the program. I suggest everyone to do so.