Oslo Cathedral

sights / Religious

Oslo Cathedral information

Oslo , Norway
Address
Street Stortorget 1
Telephone
+47 22 31 46 00
Prices
admission free
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Lonely Planet review

Dating from 1697, the Oslo Cathedral is worth seeing for its elaborate stained glass by Emanuel Vigeland (brother of Gustav) and painted ceiling (completed between 1936 and 1950). The exceptional altarpiece, a 1748 model of the Last Supper and the Crucifixion by Michael Rasch, was an original feature of the church (from 1700), but it was moved all over the country before being returned from Prestnes church in Majorstue in 1950. The organ front and pulpit were both part of the original construction. Occasional concerts are held in the church (Nkr100).