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Lovely inside

I happened to be wandering around the town and spotted the spire of this church so I investigated... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Costa Mesa, California
The interior is a total delight.

Located inside the fortified town, this is a lovely old church. Pretty outside, but the interior... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Periana, Spain
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16 Sep 2018
“Lovely inside”
14 Oct 2017
“The interior is a total delight.”
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Kirkegaten 25 | Gamle Fredrikstad, Fredrikstad 1632, Norway
+47 69 39 53 00
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

I happened to be wandering around the town and spotted the spire of this church so I investigated it. It was worth seeing, the indoors is very pretty. The stars on the ceiling are simply magical.

Thank Squidhead
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Located inside the fortified town, this is a lovely old church. Pretty outside, but the interior is a total delight with an amazing ceiling which has over a 1000 hand painted gold stars.

Thank DevaBob
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Went into this church as part of our walking tour. Immaculately kept, on entry to the right, is a very detailed history of the church and surrounding area, which is also in English. Beautiful woodwork everywhere. Whilst there, a pianist and 2 singers were rehearsing,...More

Thank rasco81
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This day probably all churches are full of people who want to celebrate the start of christmas.Its a nice and somewhat special church.Unfortunately its semis that some redecorating is required,as paint is falling of some parts of the walls.Anyhow,if you visit the old town of...More

Thank Lemon_tree637
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This old church has the most fantastic cealing with between 1125 and 1150 golden stars on a blue backdrop. You can sit down and enjoy some quiet time. Not open every day, tourist office knows when.

Thank Katharina H
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

When we were visiting a wedding was being held at this beautiful setting. The church had a pretty black glazed tile roof with a distinctive steeple.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The church is located inside the ramparts of the Old Town, south of square and commander's residence. The church is from 1567 and has burned to the ground a number of times. The church is amazingly wonderful interior of the premises, and you can see...More

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