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Its There, so has to be visited!

So you are in Alta the most northern city in Norway and you see this Church at the end of the high... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Steve S
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Beautiful church that epitomizes the northern lights

This beautiful church is worth a visit of 15 minutes or slightly more. Free to visit church. Costs... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Caroline S
Melbourne, Australia
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Alta Church is located in Bossekop and is a long church of wood/timber with a rear gallery, originally built in 1858 in an English-inspired neo-Gothic style.
Kirkeveien, Alta 9511, Norway
+47 78 44 50 50
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

We took the free shuttle bus from the cruise ship magellan which drops you off at the bus station and this is just a short walk around the corner. Only 3 years old and serving all denominations, has an interesting 'jacobs ladder' or 'stairway to...More

2  Thank chris c
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Incredible building, church service on Sunday morning only. 50 kroner entry fee. In the heart of the city, easy free parking.

1  Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 25 November 2017

So you are in Alta the most northern city in Norway and you see this Church at the end of the high street. It has to be seen. The outside is magnificent and to see this with the Northern lights, but be great. Going inside,...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Alta church is a small local church about 15min walk from the northern light cathedral. It gives an impression of the alien church building and life.

Thank SandraMilenaIden
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

From the outside i do not find it very appealing. From the inside it is beautiful. You have to pay to get to the loo which i think is not okay.

Thank MarcelGeiheem
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Very easy to get to from the major hotels. Beautiful architecture. Do not miss during an even short visit to Alta.

Thank bill p
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This beautiful church is worth a visit of 15 minutes or slightly more. Free to visit church. Costs to go up the tower. The figure of the resurrected Christ is beautiful. The lighting is fantastic. The delightful stations of the cross in gold mosaic tiles...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday morning, just as the 11am service was ending, so we just went into the back.... very impressive inside and liked the idea of a cafe in the foyer...

Thank cnb134
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A modern construction of concrete and titanium. Inside there is a modern version of the figure of Christ illuminated by daylight coming through the concealed window above. Worth a look around but it will cost around £4 to enter. Staff speak wonderful English. There is...More

Thank Chump57
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the Alta cathedral while on holiday....it's a great piece of modern architecture and has a feel good vibe. Small charge to get in and very friendly people. ATM it's covered in snow ...I should imagine it will look beautiful in the summer!

Thank Carolj28
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

An icon of the city. Well designed and have an interesting architecture. Got to pay to enter the cathedral though.

1  Thank reddysan
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Response from Y A | Reviewed this property |
I'm Not sure about bus schedule there. Taxi is more appropriate but very expensive.