Oslo Cathedral

Oslo Cathedral

VISITOSLO/Tord Baklund

VISITOSLO/Tord Baklund

Oslo Cathedral

The Oslo Cathedral exhibit an interesting history and still used for public events by the government and the Royal Family.

You will find the most famous church at Stortorvet in center of the town.


The history of the cathedral

The cathedral was built back in 1697, and the original name of the church was "Our Saviour`s Church".

In 1950 the cathedral was restored back to its original baroque interior.The pulpit, altar piece and organ front with acanthus carvings are all originals.

The large ceiling murals were painted by Hugo Lous Mohr between 1936 and 1950, and the stained glass windows are by Emanuel Vigeland.

It is possible to get a guided tour by pre-booked tours on weekdays.

 

Contact

Stortorvet
0154 Oslo
Oslo, Capital Region
Norway
Web
kirken.no

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