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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Elvis Dourado (3 months ago)
Has a nice park in front of it
Adel Seddiki (10 months ago)
Very nice church, small and with a family spirit. I visited it while waiting for a café to open in the neighbourhood (Tim Wendelboe) and the priest came to speak to me for a good ten minutes. We talked about why I was in Oslo and he recommended some places to visit. It was very nice of him and I really appreciated his kindness. I was also able to attend a small mass with beautiful songs and the melodies of the organ before going to the café. Feel free to visit the place and enjoy the beautiful energy in this church.
Emenike chimezie (10 months ago)
A great atmosphere
Bosah N (16 months ago)
Tore S (21 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.
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