5 Interesting Facts About Arctic Cathedral

Facts About Arctic Cathedral

  1. Arctic Cathedral also known as Tromsdalen Church, is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Tromsø Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway.
  2. The modern concrete and metal church were built in a long church style in 1965 by the architect Jan Inge Hovig. The church seats about 600 people.
  3. The church was designed by the architect Jan Inge Hovig and is built mainly of concrete.
  4. The church acquired an organ built by Grönlunds Orgelbyggeri in 2005, with three manuals, pedal, 42 stops, and 2940 pipes. It replaced the old opus nr. 12 organ delivered by Vestlandske Orgelverksted, Hareid, which had 22 voices and 124 keys.
  5. The fantastic glass mosaic on the eastern side was added in 1972. The glass mosaic is one of artist Victor Sparre’s most prominent works.
Facts About Arctic Cathedral

Facts About Arctic Cathedral

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