Gothenburg Cathedral

Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg Cathedral (Gustavi domkyrka or Göteborgs domkyrka) lies near the heart of the city. The cathedral was built in 1815 and replaced an earlier cathedral built in the 17th century. The architect was Carl Willhelm Carlberg. The cathedral is a fine example of neoclassical architecture. It is one of the top tourist destinations in the city. The Cathedral acts as a venue for a wide range of classical concerts and recitals, as well as hosting regular services.

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Founded: 1815
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Union with Norway and Modernization (Sweden)

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