Luleå Cathedral

Luleå, Sweden

Luleå Cathedral serves the Diocese of Luleå and the local Church of Sweden parish. It was consecrated in 1893. The church was originally named Oscar Fredrik Church (Oscar Fredriks kyrka), after the King Oscar (Fredrik) II. It became cathedral when the Diocese of Luleå was formed in 1904.

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Founded: 1893
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Union with Norway and Modernization (Sweden)

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Rosanne Anne Rome (3 years ago)
The cathedral has a very pretty aesthetic. It also holds a piece of history, which is really important to me whenever I travel. If you ever get to Luleå, definitely go visit this cathedral.
Rosanne Anne Rome (3 years ago)
The cathedral has a very pretty aesthetic. It also holds a piece of history, which is really important to me whenever I travel. If you ever get to Luleå, definitely go visit this cathedral.
Alastair Macfadyen (4 years ago)
Went at the end of Sunday Mass, closing voluntary unfamiliar but well played. Cathedral lovely inside and out.
Alastair Macfadyen (4 years ago)
Went at the end of Sunday Mass, closing voluntary unfamiliar but well played. Cathedral lovely inside and out.
Oday Shalan (4 years ago)
Luleå Cathedral (Swedish: Luleå domkyrka) in lulrå Sweden, serves the Diocese of Luleå and the local Church of Sweden parish, Luleå Cathedral Parish (Luleå domkyrkoförsamling). There were a total of two churches built on the site of the current cathedral. In 1667 the original wooden church was demolished and a stone church was built instead. However, on June 11, 1887, the church burned to the ground. Two years later, the church council decided to rebuild the church and on June 11, 1889, the cornerstone was laid. The church was built on the designs of Adolf Emil Melander. It was consecrated in 1893. The church was originally named Oscar Fredrik Church (Oscar Fredriks kyrka), after the King Oscar (Fredrik) II. It became a cathedralwhen the Diocese of Luleå was created in 1904.
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