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Bodo Domkirke

Torv Gate 12 | Postboks 198, Bodo 8001, Norway
+47 75 51 95 30
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Modern look to this important Cathedral

The Bodo Domkirke is built on the site of the previous town cathedral bombed in WWII. Entry is... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
762avae
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New South Wales, Australia
Very nice church

This is a very nice place to visit if you are in town. Its got a very scandinavian look but not... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
KrishanRodrigo
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Sydney
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Bodo cathedral was completed in 1956. A 12 metre stained glass window, 10 tapestries from Nordland, and a rose window decorate the beautiful interior. The cathedral is built as a basilica in the Gothic style. It was designed by the architects Blakstad & Munthe Kaas and was one of the first churches in Norway to have a detached steeple. Free admission.
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Torv Gate 12 | Postboks 198, Bodo 8001, Norway
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Bodo Domkirke is built on the site of the previous town cathedral bombed in WWII. Entry is free and worth visiting.

Thank 762avae
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a very nice place to visit if you are in town. Its got a very scandinavian look but not sure if its the old or new style. Irrespective of the style I enjoyed spending time inside the church due to its interesting architecture.

Thank KrishanRodrigo
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A modern church (Ithink it was built after the destruction of WWII) Fairly plain construction contrasts well with he stained glass windows. Worth a bit of your time.

Thank Chump57
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Amazing good performing by Bodø Cathedral choir with solo artist Frode Alnæs, who was guest singer/ gitar player and composed all the melodies and songs for this special concert

Thank Narviking1
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Bodo cathedral is an interesting modern structure, part of the postwar rebuilding of the town. Definitely worth a visit to see the stained glass.

Thank Gill E
Reviewed 12 August 2016

as most of churches, it is nice pecefull place, with some nice pieces of art and architecture, it is nice place to stay in for some time ...

Thank Juraj K
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I don't know how often concerts are put on. The one we attended was part of our cruise itinerary. But if you get the opportunity to attend a concert, do yourself a favour,go to it - it was beautiful! To hear the 5600 pipe organ...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Girlfriend and I stopped in on a weekend. Only person inside (who we could see) was practicing on the organ, which sounds beautiful. We stood and listened for a few minutes. I would see if services or any sort of performances occurring during your stay,...More

Thank Tommy G
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Worth 15 minutes if you're walking past. It's beautiful in it's simplicity and lack of ostentation. Very simple. I loved the steel heating pipes under each pew.

Thank SCalCanz
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Detached steeples seem to be a trend in Bodo as we saw a few buildings with this design. This church by far was the best example of this style. Unfortunately closed during our visit so can't comment on the interior.

Thank IOGWFH
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