Fagerborg Church

Oslo, Norway

Fagerborg Church was completed in 1903 and has 480 seats. The church is in neo-Gothic style with elements of Jugend style and built in granite from Skjeberg. The church was redecorated inside for the fiftieth anniversary in 1953. On this occasion, it was also done new chandeliers by architect Harald Hille.

The pulpit and altar are both designed by the church architect. Stained glass is made of imperial and royal court stained glass artist Max Roth from the studio Miksa Roth in Budapest, Hungary, with Art Nouveau features. Pulpit is in American Oregon pine, also Art Nouveau style. It is performed by carvings Borgersen drawing by Schytte-Berg. The font is in white marble, has an octagonal base and is in neo-Romanesque style. The altarpiece was designed by the architect and executed by sculptor Jo Visdalen. The altarpiece has over the years undergone a number of changes.

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Pilestredet 72, Oslo, Norway
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Founded: 1901-1903
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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Døvekirken i Norge (21 months ago)
Stor kirke.
Lasse Borgen (21 months ago)
Fin og hyggelig lokal kirke.
Bjorn Sierra Lie (2 years ago)
svært godt samfunnsfølelse og god forkynnelse til trøst og oppmuntring. en kirke for alle slags mennesker i vår bydel.
Janusz Panasiuk (2 years ago)
Fagerborg kirke ligger helt syd i Stensparkenpå Fagerborg i Oslo. Den stod ferdig bygget i 1903[1] og tilhører Fagerborg menighet. Kirken er i nygotikk og granitten som er brukt er fra Skjeberg.[2] BygningenRediger Byggingen av kirken ble påbegynt i 1901, og kirken ble innviet 22. desember 1903 av biskop Anton Christian Bang. Kirken er en treskipet langkirke bygget i tegl, med konstruktive ledd utført i huggen granitt. Fasadene er utført i grov- og finhuggen granitt. Kirken er oppført etter tegninger av arkitekt Hagbarth Martin Schytte-Berg, etter en konkurranse der 54 bidrag ble innsendt. Stilmessig er kirken et resultat av jugendstilens behandling av den historistiske eklektisme. De grunnleggende trekkene er hentet fra det nyromanske og nygotikken, men filtrert gjennom jugendstilens oppmyknede former og materialbruk. Kirkens ytterdører er utført i en nasjonalromantisk middelalderinspirert stil
Hassan Are Ashkir (3 years ago)
An old and beautiful church that has parking area.
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