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The Bodö cathedral

Our ship made a short stop at Bodö, so I walked away to see what the town had to offer. I went to... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
leffex
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Pietarsaari, Finland
Unusual tower

A short walk uphill takes you to the cathedral. A plain building with an unusual detached bell... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
simply-peregrinating
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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Bodo cathedral was completed in 1956. A 12 metre stained glass window, 10 tapestries from Nordland, and a rose window decorate the beautiful interior. The cathedral is built as a basilica in the Gothic style. It was designed by the architects...more
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Opening the large brass church doors is reminiscent of European old cathedral doors. Yet these doors open into a light filled, white church built in the late 1950s to remember the lives lost when The German army razed Bodo as they retreated. The rose window...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. The concrete exterior is interesting with a tall bell tower which chimes the hour after a carillon. There is a beautiful rose window inside. We stayed for about an hour taking refuge from the chill wind and rested our legs; no-one...More

Thank Elisabeth D
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Our ship made a short stop at Bodö, so I walked away to see what the town had to offer. I went to see the Bodö Cathedral, which is built of concrete and has basilica design. It is rather unusual that a basilica is built...More

Thank leffex
Reviewed 22 March 2018

A short walk uphill takes you to the cathedral. A plain building with an unusual detached bell tower. We found the cathedral open as there was a wedding taking place. A man on the door welcomed us in and we stayed a few minutes. A...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

If you're going around the centrum of the city while waiting to travel to Lofoten, you appreciate this nice church: modern, gothic and with a lot of creep ;) sorry I'm an engineer :P and even I'm in a travel, i can not no notice...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were only in Bodo for a short time, but this church is worth seeking out if doing a walk around town. The modern exterior design is lifted by the very interesting and beautiful separate bell tower - we would have liked to climb the...More

Thank JJ-Whippet53
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The exterior, I don't know what style to call it, but it was cool. The interior is what one expects of Scandinavian design in a church - in a good way. We spent about half an hour here before leaving town, and glad we did....More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This cathedral was rebuilt following the destruction of the original cathedral in WWII. Built in the modern style of the time the interior and stained glass is truly worth seeing. Entry is free. Situated close to the Nordland Museum both can be visited at the...More

Thank Regular_Trips
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Bodo Domkirke is built on the site of the previous town cathedral bombed in WWII. Entry is free and worth visiting.

Thank 762avae
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a very nice place to visit if you are in town. Its got a very scandinavian look but not sure if its the old or new style. Irrespective of the style I enjoyed spending time inside the church due to its interesting architecture.

Thank KrishanRodrigo
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