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Cathedral Ruins in Hamar

Strandvegen 98, 2315 Hamar, Norway

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About Cathedral Ruins in Hamar

Hamar cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of Hamar, part of the Lutheran Church of Norway. This huge church is built in 1866 and it's interior is characterized by an elevated nave, inspired by the basilica structure. The windows are decorated with fabric-like paintings, possibly based on medieval tapestries.  The central feature of the interior is the altar, which is possibly the most unusual feature of the cathedral. Henrik Sørensen's depiction of the resurrected Jesus Christ was inspired by a



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Domkirkeodden0.16km from Cathedral Ruins in Hamar

One of Norway's largest medieval museums paves light into the history from the Viking era, through the Middle Ages and up until today. The glass structure covering the cathedral ruins is the main attraction,and from here we can know about the story of how the church was destroyed. They also get to experience the fantastic acoustics as the guides show off their singing skills.

Norwegian Railway Museum1.11km from Cathedral Ruins in Hamar

The Norwegian Railway Museum is located at Hamar in  Innlandet county, Norway. It is Norway's national railway museum and is operated by the Norwegian National Rail Administration. Norway's shortest railway line is just a few hundred meters long, and a trip on the pellets-fired steam train is a highlight for many visitors.

Hamar Cathedral1.71km from Cathedral Ruins in Hamar

The ruins of the old Hamar Cathedral are situated on the Domkirkeodden promontory. This is a place which paves light to the medieval Hamar by listening to the beautiful song at the cathedral ruins or by tasting the monks' herbal drink made from medieval herbs from our own garden. We can also tailor your event to meet your wishes.

Sjusjøen44.26km from Cathedral Ruins in Hamar

Sjusjøen is a cross country skiing destination in the municipality of Ringsaker in Hedmark. Situated on the mountain plateau south of Sjusjøen is Hedmarksvidda. The area is located with forest and mountain terrain about 20 km east of the centre of Lillehammer. It has numerous cabins, a hotel and a youth hostel for accommodation.

Garmo stavkirke46.67km from Cathedral Ruins in Hamar

Garmo Stave Church is a stave church situated at the Maihaugen museum at Lillehammer in Innlandet, Norway. Garmo Stave Church at Maihaugen is one of the most visited stave churches in Norway.  It was built circa 1150 on the site of a previous church believed to have been built in 1021 by a Viking chieftain. In 1730, it was expanded into a cruciform church in the timber.

Maihaugen46.71km from Cathedral Ruins in Hamar

Maihaugen is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Lillehammer, Norway. Maihaugen, with close to 200 buildings, is one of Northern Europe's largest open-air museums and is one of the largest cultural facilities in Norway. It also includes a large photography archive and an indoor museum. Constructed in 1959, they were extended in preparation for the Lillehammer 1994 Winter Olympics. Maihaugsalen concert hall, with over 700 seats and large exhibition space.

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Innlandet is a county in Norway. It was created on 1 January 2020 with the merger of the old counties of Oppland and Hedmark.