As it is in the middle of the city, close to the harbour, it is easy to go to and is worth to have a look at if you are in the area.
We were in Stavanger as a cruise port visit. Just a few blocks from the cruise ship terminal we found the cathedral facing a small lake called Breiavatnet, There is no fee for visiting the cathedral with its gothic features. As we walked around the church, we admired the wonderful hand carved wooden epitaphs. They were made by Andrew Smith... More
This beautiful cathedral is an impressive, medieval stone cathedral.The cathedral dates back to 1125 and originally built in Anglo-Norman style.
During our cruise ship stop we took the few moments to walk to the Stavanger Cathedral. Worth the stroll.
This is one of the oldest cathedrals in Norway. It is medium size, very well maintained and easy to visit. You don't need more that 15 minutes at this historical objective.
The church is a short walk from the harbor. Be sure to walk around the building to see the other side, beautiful. The interior has some awe inspiring woodwork, including the pulpit, as well as a great tapestry right inside the entrance. We were there on a cruise ship but went later in the day and didn't have a fee... More
It was 30 NK to enter. I asked how much to pray - 30 NK. I was told it is free after 4pm when the cruise ships leave and that it's not suitable for praying as it is more like a museum. I expressed my view that God might disagree, blessed the woman and prayed outside. Let the saints worship... More
Do not miss seeing this lovely church. It is an architectural beauty. There is a serene sense of worship there and you feel like you are in a church, not just a historical site. The carved alter is truly a work of art as are the paintings situated around the cathedral.
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