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Address: Bispegata 11, Trondheim 7012, Norway
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+47 73 89 08 00
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Nidaros Cathedral is the national sanctuary of Norway. Work began in 1070,...

Nidaros Cathedral is the national sanctuary of Norway. Work began in 1070, and the building was completed in about 1300. After being damaged by fire, it lay largely in ruins for several hundred years. In 1869 extensive restorations were begun, and a century later the cathedral was again restored to its original grandeur.

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Beautiful Cathedral

This cathedral is both beautiful inside and out, however the outside is the show stopper. The intricate carvings-sculpture on the facade is outstanding.

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Dothan, Alabama
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Dothan, Alabama
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This cathedral is both beautiful inside and out, however the outside is the show stopper. The intricate carvings-sculpture on the facade is outstanding.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big and very beautiful cathedral. It is worth to take a guided tour. It is many stories and historical events connected to Nidaros. Our guide was very professional and entertaining. It is a nice store outside the cathedral that sells souvenirs and books.

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Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is beautiful and somehow awesome considering the time it was built. But this is not all. My favorite place is the coffee shop in the visitor center which serves the very best coffee in Norway if not Europe! Try it anfd give me a holler!

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Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely facade. Interesting inside. Very much worth a visit to this landmark building in Trondheim. Visitor centre adjacent has a cafe too.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the 90kr entrance fee. The outside is stunning with all the figures covering the complete wall. The inside is just beautiful and serene, especially the Rose window. Unfortunately photography is not allowed which is a shame. Tips for travellers: we walked from the Hurtigruten terminal which took 1/2 hour not 15 minutes as stated in the information. We... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to a cinema and got a free quiz and entrance at.the Nidarosdomen. This was another way to see the church. Fun for both kids and adults.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral nearly died when Norway got swallowed up by Sweden, but the core of it survived to rebuild in a 19th century 'restoration' which was really a re-imaginatio of how the Vikings had built a gothic gem. Or rather, how the English architects and masons had built it for them. The chancel - the original bit - is the... More 

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London, UK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every bit as good as stated in most guide books. Well lit and in excellent condition although photos and videos are supposed to be prohibited. Unless visiting on a Monday, buy the combined ticket for a one third discount on entry to the Cathedral, Archbishop's Palace and Crown Jewels.

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trondheim is a beautiful city to visit, best time is between may - oktober, for more things to do like boattrips and hiking. Nidarosdomen is probably one of the main reasons for coming to this city. On sundays there´s a chance of a ceremony during the day - and you can hear the organ played in the church - a... More 

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Harstad
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was part of a booked group and most privileged to have been treated to a mini concert and a guided tour by excellent guides. Lovely place to wander on your own, but I can highly recommend a guide for their knowledge and enthusiasm which was very infectious. No photography allowed inside, but an excellent guide book available to buy.

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