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2 Oct 2018
“Ancient church with a beautifully architected cemetery”
27 Oct 2017
“Definitely worth a visit”
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Oslo's oldest church, dating to 1100 AD.
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Akersbakken 26, Oslo 0172, Norway
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

So we could not enter this 1000 year old church as there was a wedding rehearsal going on when we reached, but the premises of the church is beautiful. The cemetery is beautiful and its just peaceful to walk around and soak in the feeling...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank karthik l
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The oldest building in Oslo, but if you’re like me, it’s the cemetery that will fascinate you: one of the prettiest cemeteries I have ever visited.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nicolas B
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

located in a residential area, the walk to the church is pretty nice, you can get lost in little paths around the community gardens. close by there is also the oldest street in Oslo, Damstredet.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Restoring of this church isn't good, but old spirit is there. It's opened only on thursday 16 - 18 pm!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank jan_Z787JY
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Oslos oldest church, probably dating from 12th century. Originated as Catholic church, reformated 1536. Also visit nearby Tethusbakken, below the church. See the pittoresque old wooden houses, take Kjærlighetsstien in the middle of this road, walk along it to Heftye Ekebergsgate and enjoy the view...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Daydream407285
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This church is a good starting point for a wander through 'off the track' Oslo. Peak inside then check out the nearby quaint homes on a very steep road (Telthusbakken) until you get to the Aker river. You can follow this for most of the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank RobertMJThompson
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is the oldest building in Oslo. This ancient church is about 800 years old. The grounds are beautiful. We could not go inside as the doors were locked. Very little information on when you can tour the interior of the church.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TravelingDeacon
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This church gets a lift because of the area it's in. Take a walk through the communal gardans and grave yards. The church is a nice small stone church that you can easily viisit during the summer.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mikeair80
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This church is off the beaten track, however well worth the effort. With limited opening hours, if you want to view the interior of the church, you should check before you go. The history of the church dates back to approximately 1150, is built of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Trish B
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This church is the oldest existing building in Oslo. It has an air of old fortress, it isn't always open so it is better to check not to do the trip for nothing. It has a nice graveyard and beautiful walls.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank thor2705
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Zain C
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Response from RobertMJThompson | Reviewed this property |
sorry to take so long to answer...I believe like most churches it is open at all times...enjoy your peak
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