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Gustavi Cathedral

| Kyrkogatan, Gothenburg, Sweden
+46 31 731 61 30
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Musically active

Very striking, this church has burnt down & been rebuilt several times. Right in the centre it's... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Martin H
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Stockport, United Kingdom
An impressive church

Thoroughly enjoyed a brief visit to this impressive church which is centrally located. Interior is... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
490theos
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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  • Poor1%
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| Kyrkogatan, Gothenburg, Sweden
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+46 31 731 61 30

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Very striking, this church has burnt down & been rebuilt several times. Right in the centre it's impressive from the outside, the interior is plain but very light. Perhaps because it was a summer weekend but there seemed to be a lot of music both...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed a brief visit to this impressive church which is centrally located. Interior is in fine fettle

Thank 490theos
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Classical cathedral at the Goteborg city center - just visit it for 5 minutes , sit and enjoy silence , clean lines and organ.

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We didn't take any photos in this Cathedral in compliance with the 'No photos' sign. We were surprised at how calm and relaxing the interior appeared being painted largely in white with the odd gold covered embellishment.

Thank Brucestewart
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Cathedral of Gothenburg was founded in 1600s and last rebuilt in 1815. It is of neoclassical style and interior is enhanced with white, grey and gold colors. Worth stopping for a short visit.

Thank Liu S
Reviewed 26 February 2017

If you are strolling by and it is open then you should look inside. But it is nothing special - the Stockholm churches are more interesting architecturally.

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Beautiful church with a golden inside. Huge organ. Almost always open if you want to light a candle for someone. In Christmas times they do a small nativity scene and sometimes they have a live nativity scene outside, sometimes also with even a camel!

Thank AnnaWallman
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this while exploring the streets of Gothenburg. It's a nice church from the outside, although doesn't seem particularly old. I didn't go inside but I had a walk around the gardens which were colourful for this time of year. Surprisingly peaceful despite being...More

Thank asdfqwerty1234
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I am not a snob but I didnt like it. I was expecting more for this landmark. don't get me wrong, it is nice but Goteborg has better looking churches around to reveal old architecture, Annedalskyrkan, Hagakyrkan, etc. It doesn't have the old feel. It...More

2  Thank aquauomo
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had a short visit to the Gustavi Cathedral. A very nice and simple setting with a gorgeous altar. A typical Scandinavian church to us, but a very nice one.

Thank French S
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