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Kilden Performing Arts Centre

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Beautiful building

The 1st thing you see when you get off the cruise ship is the performing arts center. It was closed... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Karen S
New York City, New York
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Absolutely stunning piece of architecture!

Just an amazing structure to look at. The woodworking detail on the exterior is so in credible... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Scottsdale, Arizona
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  • Average4%
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  • Terrible0%
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“concert hall”(2 reviews)
“worth a visit”(3 reviews)
January 6th, 2012 marked a change for the cultural life in southern Norway. Five years after construction started, Kilden Theater and Concert Hall were completed in all its splendor. Kilden is one of the country’s largest art institutions for...more
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Sjoelystveien 2, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
+47 905 81 111
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The 1st thing you see when you get off the cruise ship is the performing arts center. It was closed but we still walked around and enjoyed the beauty of the building. That day there was also a marathon being run in the city

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Just an amazing structure to look at. The woodworking detail on the exterior is so in credible. Just went for a walk around the place...was not here for an event, but felt it was totally worth it just to see this place in person.

Thank shendrix
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Have been there a few times as it is near where I live. This time we went to see a theather/musikal show "The book of mormon". The show were great. After the show we ate dinner in the reataurant in the building, but thas was...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

They pretty much put any kind of show or small concert in this building. Just recently the Shaolin monks came to visit and that was spectacular!

Thank enurweb
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The visually stunning Kilden Performing Arts Centre is the city’s theatre and concert hall built in 2012. To get the best sunlight for photographs you should visit a few hours before the sun goes down.

Thank Adele H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My wife and I arrived on the Regal Princess cruise ship. Due to rain an very high winds our tour outside the city was cancelled. After the weather improved, I decided to tour the city. The Kilden Performing Arts Center is located very near the...More

Thank sentellr
Reviewed 5 July 2017

You won't miss it if you are coming in town on a cruise ship. Our ship anchored off the shore and we tendered in right next to this building. It's a beautifully shaped modern architecture that made this harbor more interesting. We were there during...More

Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I took my girlfriend here to see the christmas concert during the holidays. It was her first time going here, I have been here several times though I haven't reviewed earlier. The building is very new and modern and carries a stylish look close to...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

A beautiful building right at the pier. It is so typical to the modern Norwegian architecture. Sure worth a visit

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

this is one of Kristiansands most beautiful buildings. Shaped like a wave and lighting up the risea side , its just amazing. And the best part is what you can experience inside. There is something for all tastes. The most spectacular concerts to the best...More

1  Thank Tor Steinar E
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Response from Tor Steinar E | Reviewed this property |
only 50 meters