Bodø Domkirke


This striking, austere structure, completed in 1956, has a soaring, freestanding tower and spire. Shaped like an inverted ship's hull, the walls of its nave are clad with tufty, multicoloured tapestries and there's a fine stained-glass window.

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Nearby Bodø attractions

1. Nordlandmuseet

0.03 MILES

Recounting the short history of Bodø, this little gem of a museum has a cheerily entertaining and informative 25-minute film with English subtitles on the…

2. Norsk Luftfartsmuseum

0.96 MILES

Norway's 10,000-sq-metre aviation museum is huge fun to ramble around if you have a passing interest in flight and aviation history – allow at least half…

3. Bodøsjøen Friluftsmuseum

1.43 MILES

This open-air museum is 3km from town, near Bodøsjøen Camping. Here you'll find 4 hectares of historic homes, farm buildings, boat sheds, WWII German…

4. Bodin Kirke

1.54 MILES

The charming little onion-domed stone church, around 3km from downtown, dates from around 1240. The Lutheran Reformation brought about substantial…

5. Saltstraumen Maelstrom

7.12 MILES

The Saltstraumen Maelstrom is one of Norway's more unusual natural occurrences, which is guaranteed to occur four times every 24 hours. At the 3km-long,…

6. Magic Saltstraumen

7.23 MILES

This place feels like a missed opportunity. A fairly run-of-the-mill cafe and the odd information panel are all you'll find at first glance. Ask, however,…

7. Kjerringøy Trading Post

19.28 MILES

At Kjerringøy, some 40km north of Bodø, the entrepreneurial Zahl family established an important trading station in the 19th century. The trading post…

8. Salten Museum

26.92 MILES

Check out the park-like collection of historic buildings of the Fauske branch of Salten Museum, whose grounds are a lovely spot for a picnic.