Vangskyrkja

sights / Religious

Vangskyrkja information

Location
Voss , Norway
Address
Uttrågata
Telephone
+47 56 51 38 80
Prices
adult/child Nkr15/free
Opening hours
10am-4pm Mon-Fri, 10am-2pm Sat, 2-4pm Sun Jun-Aug, shorter hrs rest-of-year
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Voss’ stone church occupies the site of an ancient pagan temple. A Gothic-style stone church was built here in the mid-13th century. Although the original stone altar and unique wooden spire remain, the Lutheran Reformation of 1536 saw the removal of many original features. The 1923 stained-glass work commemorates the 900th anniversary of Christianity in Voss. Miraculously, the building escaped destruction during the intense German bombing of Voss in 1940.