Røros Kirke

sights / Religious

Røros Kirke information

Røros , Norway
Address
Street Kjerkgata
Prices
adult/child Nkr25/free
Opening hours
10am-5pm Mon-Sat, 1-3pm Sun mid-Jun–mid-Aug, shorter hrs rest-of-year
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Lonely Planet review

Røros’ Lutheran church is one of Norway’s largest with a seating capacity of 1640. Constructed in 1650, it had fallen into disrepair by the mid-18th century and from 1780 a new baroque-style church was built just behind the original at a cost of 23,000 riksdaler (one riksdaler is the equivalent of Nkr4, and at the time miners earned about 50 riksdaler per year).