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Trondenes Church

Richard Kaarbosgt 11, Harstad 9486, Norway
+47 77 01 89 89
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Important church site

It is said to be the most important church site in the Middle Age in Northern Norway. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
springbank
,
Greve, Denmark
via mobile
Beautiful historical building in a stunning setting

This is best visited with a guide to hear about the history of the place. This is also a great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lim13
,
Harstad
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The world`s northernmost stone church, dating back to the late Middle Ages (1250). The church is set in scenic surroundings and boasts several treasures and a beautiful interior. Guided tours by appointment available year-round.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Richard Kaarbosgt 11, Harstad 9486, Norway
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+47 77 01 89 89
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is said to be the most important church site in the Middle Age in Northern Norway. The construction of the church started as early as at the end of the 1100s. The sagas recount that King Øystein build a wooden church at Trondenes in...More

1  Thank springbank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is best visited with a guide to hear about the history of the place. This is also a great location for concerts. Be sure to walk in the grounds and follow the Stien langs sjøen or Coastal pathway. This will take you first north...More

Thank lim13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see church for all beauty lovers. The altar has a large number of colorful wood figures of religious persons. In the main altar they separate from most churches I have seen. All three main figures are females, but they are holding...More

Thank JohnnyHagen
Reviewed 22 March 2017

To get photos in the church, you have to listen to a short service. Not much of a hardship. The fjord is on is stunning. There is also a museum nearby, which tells you about the Russian pows put to work by the Nazis during...More

Thank D38lawn
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Nice on the inside, but for me the outside does it. Bring your camera, this place has lots of photo ops in all seasons of the year. I would also suggest a good pair of shoes, and take a short hick around the Church.

Thank Mattis78
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful stone church from 1440! Lots of history and artwork inside and out. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a pleasant visit, a nice church and lovely reception. Very picturesque for photos in the snow.

Thank KLS2602
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Very interesting place with a small museum which contained an unsuspected wealth of information. A must if you like that sort of things! There is a very nice walk very close to it.

Thank olivierc47
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The most beautiful church I have been in for a long time. Well worth the drive out as it is in a magnificent setting with great views. Charming incide and out.

Thank carole t
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Seen from afar, this landmark is lovely in the snow - ideal for great photos. Typical Norwegian style. Backed by snowy mountains and close to the water.

Thank JCHigham
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