Paulus Church

Oslo, Norway

Paulus Church was consecrated in 1892. The church is made of brick with a weak front running cross-arms and has about 500 seats. It is inspired by German Gothic style and has a high narrow tower above the entrance, which faces east. The church was designed by the architect Henrik Bull in 1889, and restoration of the church were made in 1917-18 and in 1972.

The Church's altarpiece is in the brown-stained pine with gold trim and divided into three. It is adorned with trumpet angels by Jo Visdalen and two altar paintings by Christen Brun. Between the two paintings are a Christ Figure in plaster made by the sculptor Gunnar Olsen Alvær in 1894.

The church organ at Paulus Church was designed by the German organ maker Albert Hollenbach to the church's consecration in 1892. The organ underwent an expansion in 1943.

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Founded: 1892
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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Tore S (7 months ago)
Newly restored church which is an important part of the environment at Løkka. Old elements in the church have reappeared, while the coffee bar at the back of the church and glass door at the entrance contribute with modern elements.
William Tomren-Berg (7 months ago)
Is it a choir today?
Gopi Nathan (15 months ago)
St. Paul’s Church was consecrated in 1892. The building is in German Gothic Style.
Rich Nd (15 months ago)
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Iren Hegedus (17 months ago)
Beautiful church, lucky people who go in and experience Organ concert with Per Karang ???
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