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Arctic Cathedral

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Pretty spot

We took a walk to see the Cathedral and it was closed the view was very nice from the front. Be... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Modern architecture

This is a beautiful modern cathedral with stunning architecture inside and out. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Hans Nilsens veg 41 | Tromsdalen, Tromso 9020, Norway
+47 476 80 668
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Reviewed yesterday

Worth a visit to this most Northern of churches. Beautiful setting overlooking the water. Highly recommended.

Thank Australia1959
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a walk to see the Cathedral and it was closed the view was very nice from the front. Be sure to check ahead and see if the building is open before you go.

Thank EARHf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a beautiful place of worship located at a nice location. Serene place to be one with yourself. Beautiful pictures of our mother Earth in the gallery.

Thank jatintatia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beautiful sunny day perfect for a visit. We arrived just after a service (it looked like a baptism) with a young baby girl the centre of attention. The church is stunning outside as is the inside. Don’t just look towards the alter...More

Thank im44
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful modern cathedral with stunning architecture inside and out. We were particularly impressed with the huge, artistic stained glass.

Thank CalifCar
Reviewed 1 week ago

In Norwegian its called Ice Ocean Cathedral and of course with the shape and the surface of the building you know and feel you are in the Arctic! But, don't forget to take a peek - at least - inside and you will have a...More

Thank RennyBA
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting some relatives in Tromso they took us to see the Arctic Cathedral Also know as Ishavskatedralen (don't ask me to pronounce ii). You can see it nearly anywhere in Tromso. There is a fee (50Kr) to go inside, that was somewhat of a...More

Thank RL L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cathedral should be a ‘must do’ if you are in Tromso. The apparent simplicity of design deceives you into thinking it won’t be very special but walking inside I was overwhelmed by its design. The stained glass window behind the altar is stunning with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got the bus over for the concert which was easy from Tromso centre. The concert features three musicians who played and sang a variety of local, National and international music. Some of the pieces gave us both goose bumps, they were beautiful. We were...More

Thank Flourpower
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This easy to get to church has amazing acoustics and a nice pipe organ. The stained glass is quite nice, and the seats are very comfortable.

Thank Nancy C
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Howard F
19 March 2018|
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Response from Oetsie61 | Reviewed this property |
It is just a short walk. Just over the bridge. Maybe 20 minutes Total.
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Ian G
10 October 2017|
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Response from Paddy M | Reviewed this property |
There is a ticket desk at the entrance for tours and concerts. They speak English. Cash only But there is also a website Arctic Cathedral Midnight Sun Concerts where you can book on line with your card.
Amanda H
18 June 2016|
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Response from Pamela T | Reviewed this property |
I believe the port for the larger cruise liners is a short distance away, but not far enough to be a problem. I think there is a small fee for The Arctic Cathedral and the Cable car is not that much further on from there... More