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Address: | Kyrkogatan, Gothenburg, Sweden
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Beautiful inside

Beautiful church with a golden inside. Huge organ. Almost always open if you want to light a candle for someone. In Christmas times they do a small nativity scene and sometimes... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2016
AnnaWallman
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are strolling by and it is open then you should look inside. But it is nothing special - the Stockholm churches are more interesting architecturally.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Beautiful church with a golden inside. Huge organ. Almost always open if you want to light a candle for someone. In Christmas times they do a small nativity scene and sometimes they have a live nativity scene outside, sometimes also with even a camel!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this while exploring the streets of Gothenburg. It's a nice church from the outside, although doesn't seem particularly old. I didn't go inside but I had a walk around the gardens which were colourful for this time of year. Surprisingly peaceful despite being surrounded by busy shopping streets.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I am not a snob but I didnt like it. I was expecting more for this landmark. don't get me wrong, it is nice but Goteborg has better looking churches around to reveal old architecture, Annedalskyrkan, Hagakyrkan, etc. It doesn't have the old feel. It is the Cathedral because is it central and it has a history but the looks... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had a short visit to the Gustavi Cathedral. A very nice and simple setting with a gorgeous altar. A typical Scandinavian church to us, but a very nice one.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is the cathedral for the entire bishopric. The inside is lovely. And the accoustics are phenomenal. They have a great music program and their acapela (sp) choir is outstanding. Check times for frequent free concerts at noon.

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Powell River, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We loved the white open clean feeling of this cathedral and the simple but elegant design inside. Outside it appears like an old building, but inside fresh and new. An uplifting place to worship in. Worthwhile to stop in and view as different from other older traditional cathedrals.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

The Gustavi Cathedral has a typical Scandinavian interior, which you don't expect seeing the outside. The building is absolutely worth a short visit. It shows also a little bit of the typical Swedish way of life.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Built in 1633 and named after King Gustav II, its a wonderfully proportion cathedral you can spend an hour looking round.

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Stockholm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Step into the cathedral and be fascinated. Newly renovated, sacred and calm arises in this stripped down but very tasteful church building.Few but beautiful art installations.

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