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Oslo’s third cathedral was built in 1697 after the first two burned down in fires. Both the Norwegian Royal Family and the Government use it for public events now. The architecture is Baroque. The highlights of the church are:
- The large ceiling murals painted by Hugo Lous Mohr in the 20th century.
- Stained glass windows by Emanuel Vigeland.
- Pulpit and altar piece.
- Organ front with acanthus carvings.
Though modest compared to the other great cathedrals around Europe, the church feels old and serene.
How to Reach Oslo Cathedral
- Tram 13 and 17 stop Stotorvet
- Tram 17, 18, 19 stop Jernbanetorget
- Buses 34, 37, 70, 73, 111, 118, 119, 309, N2, N18, N70 stopJernbanetorget
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21.53% of people who visit Oslo include Oslo Cathedral in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
27.4% of people start their Oslo Cathedral visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Oslo Cathedral
65.45% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Oslo Cathedral
Oslo Cathedral Reviews & Ratings
A small and beautiful example of Catholic church. The interiors are very classy and beautifully designed. A must visit especially for a service if your a follower of the faith. Located in a busy street surrounding it are all famous shopping brands and world famous food chains. A must visit when in Oslo.
Quite pretty. Some construction work was going on when I visited... But otherwise it's a beautiful impressive structure. Close to the hustle bustle of the city
Spectacular cathedral - both inside and outside. I've been here several times. I really love the brick facade topped by the imposing spire. The green and gold church pews are lovely, as is the detailed ceiling. I spent some five minutes just looking at the pipe organ. This cathedral is certainly worth the stop.
This is a huge cathedral with a beautiful painted ceiling. A wonderful simple space. Easy to pass it by, but spend a few minutes there. The carved wooden Last Supper on its altar decoration, the magnificent pipe organ, and the colorful painted ceiling were highlights of the visit.
Amazing church. Fascinating to see how different depictions of Christian motifs vary from Bizantine and general European churches. There are days when a nice market happens in the courtyard. Check it out definitely