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Molde Cathedral

Kirkebakken 2, Molde 6413, Norway
+47 71 11 14 70
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Beautiful place to worship.

Although the cathedral is only 60 years old (rebuilt after Nazi bombing) a beautiful painting and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Becky S
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Kalispell, Montana
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Stopped by after visiting the rose garden. The architecture is very special although the inside was... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
taarhaug
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Trondheim, Norway
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The cathedral, which was consecrated in 1957, is a double-nave long church in the Gothic style. A 50-metre-high freestanding bell tower culminates in a copper-clad pyramid. The interior of the church contains some lovely stained glass and is richly decorated with Christian symbols and signs. It is the third church to be built on the site. The two first ones burned down, but an old wooden cross and Axel Ender's famous Easter Morning altarpiece were rescued from the flames.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Kirkebakken 2, Molde 6413, Norway
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Although the cathedral is only 60 years old (rebuilt after Nazi bombing) a beautiful painting and the cross were saved. The church family were very friendly. Although the service was in Norwegian we could recognize our familiar Lutheran liturgy and some of the hymns. The...More

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by after visiting the rose garden. The architecture is very special although the inside was less impressive. Still a place worth visiting.

Thank taarhaug
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Our daughter got married here last March and we visited this September to see where it was. It's in a very beautiful setting and hopefully it will be open when you visit.

Thank Zoopickle
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Molde cathedral is quite a new building compared with most churches, but it never the less is most impressive . Beautiful modern stained glass. Well worth a visit.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This church is stunning & well worth a visit. However it should be accessible to the public more often. The church tower bell rings on the hour & sounds calming. The structure is gorgeous & well-kept. This is suitable for a quick sighting.

Thank Randee P
Reviewed 23 July 2016

An old church. I don't really fancy churches, or similar historical buildings. Nice and clean, with an historical touch to it (WW2).

Thank Jan_Robert_P
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Molde is good city. It has a lot to offer. If it is a rainy day, or not, just try to visit this cathedral. If you are with a guide or with a good book about Molde or Norway, you might see and learn a...More

Thank MyrtheStouwdam
Reviewed 8 September 2015

It was a lovely church with some good stained glass and worth a visit if you are passing. It has a traditional votive ship inside. Its easy to find, right in town.

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Reviewed 14 July 2015

Was able to view the inside as the church was open. It's pretty basic with some nice stained glass windows.

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

I hate to say anything unflattering... The members of this church have opened it up to tourists like me to see the church. That is kind, and I am thankful. Simply put, it's not Notre Dame. It's a large church with a bit of stained...More

Thank kellyb2174
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