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Well loved by visitors and locals

The tranquil atmosphere of this simple wooden church, is thought provoking; remembering what... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Gillian S
Newport, United Kingdom

It is the history of survival that makes this small church special. Also there is a lovely cemetery... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
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The municipality’s oldest building, constructed in 1885. After WWII it was home for the population while the remaining buildings were reconstructed.
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  • Very good58%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
24 Jul 2017
“Well loved by visitors and locals”
5 Jul 2017
Kirkegata, 9750, Norway
+47 992 04 625
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

The tranquil atmosphere of this simple wooden church, is thought provoking; remembering what happened in there during the Second World War. It is now a well loved church in the centre of the community. The happy children playing in the adjacent school gives hope after...More

Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It is the history of survival that makes this small church special. Also there is a lovely cemetery adjacent .

Thank pinn
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very attractive, fairly typical, Norwegian church... we drove up to see it and there was adequate parking for a motorhome... disappointed that it was not open... made a lovely photo though!

Thank cnb134
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

A wooden built church which survived the destruction of WW2. Small but worth a visit. Appeared closed but the door was unlocked when we tried it.

Thank bashfop
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I really don't want to be mean, but why is this considered a attraction? It is an ordinary church, i failed to see anything special. The buildings around are indeed uglier :)

Thank Relu B
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Beautiful architecture ,interesting interesting history ,which the volunteers are happy to tell you .It had been snowing so it was very atmospheric .

Thank Mary38677
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Nice looking church that should have been part of our trip to North Cape, but sadly it wasn't open. The guide said there'd been some dispute between the volunteers, so no-one would open it up now. A shame.

Thank Soozee
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I think this is the Honningsvag Church which is the parish church of the Nordkapp Municipality in Finnmark County and it is a survivor. It is the only building that was left standing after the occupying German forces in the last months of WW II...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This 300+ year old church has a great history. During WW II, the German army burned down the entire town so that the allies would not be able to inhabit the location. Many of the soldiers were German Lutherans and did not feel right burning...More

Thank 477philipd
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Easy to find and worth a look inside for a feel of a typical fishing town's church and it is free.The only surviving building not burned down during the war.

Thank KMN04
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