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Unique Chapel

This was an interesting use of a railway carriage and is unique to Norway. I have not seen anything... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Graham R
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Honiton, United Kingdom
A chapel like no other.

You will never see somesort of church anywhere else. The railcar is divided in two sections; one as... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2017
Richard-Roadman
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Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands
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18 Jun 2018
“Unique Chapel”
25 Jan 2019
“A quick stop to visit”
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Church on rail. Welcome to the first and only train chapel in Norway - probably also the only one in the world - which has stopped by the platform of the end station of the Rauma Line andalsnes. This old and venerable railway carriage was a gift...more
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Jernbanegata | Jernbanestasjonen, Andalsnes 6300, Norway
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Reviewed January 25, 2019

This is a lovely site to see, but it is not something that will take more than 15 minutes to see unless you want to attend a service. It is incredibly unique and free to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

A unique type of church/Chapel in a railway carriage, a nice quit place to think about higher things. If at the station pop in and have. Look.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This was an interesting use of a railway carriage and is unique to Norway. I have not seen anything similar in the U.K. It is located next to Andalsnes Railway Station within walking distance of the cruise ship. For railway buffs, you are also likely...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Graham R
Reviewed June 3, 2017

You will never see somesort of church anywhere else. The railcar is divided in two sections; one as some sort of general community "hall", and one section as "church" with a special made, railwaythemed, altar. For a village where there is nothingelse to be found...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Richard-Roadman
Reviewed March 31, 2017

This review is principally about the train travel to Andalsnes from the north-south main line. I did not see the train chapel at that time. It must not have been built yet. I discovered this line for train trekking in Western Norway just on purpose...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank GuidoLocattelli
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Visited the chapel when on a cruise, quite unique, the only one of it's kind in Norway. Located next to the port and beside the train station building at the end of the Rauma line. The railway carriage has been converted into a small chapel...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank LenR357
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Visited today as part of our P and O cruise. Absolutely lovely. Peaceful. Thought provoking. A miss if you are in this super little town

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank traceyg855
Reviewed September 7, 2016

This was totally unexpected. A really delightful chapel in an old railway carriage. The alter is made from old railway sleepers with railway lines holding them together and a cross made from rails. It is very peaceful well maintained .It was right opposite our cruise...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Colin B
Reviewed April 26, 2015

For us it was something different… a chapel inside a Bogie… seats were the seats how you have in a train. supposedly it’s the only train chapel in Norway. It’s just besides the rail station of Andalsnes. You can make a quick visit.

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Nins_12
Reviewed March 13, 2014

Immediately adjacent to the cruise ship berth and railway station, there is a railway carriage in which there is a small chapel complete with altar, font and stained glass window. It usually opens in the afternoons (in winter at any rate) and is well worth...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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