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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Ciprian - Vasile Popescu (35 days ago)
Simple and at the same time very impressive.
Tony Cheung (2 months ago)
Stunning cathedral. Very classic exterior and classy interior design. Well protected.
Gerardo G.E. (4 months ago)
Beautiful on the outside, but kind of empty and bland on the inside.
Vin Chenzo (4 months ago)
The cathedral is free to visit and whilst inside it looks modern and dull with it's white interior this is merely a way they have designed it. It was a great place to visit to get some peace and quiet.
Jay McCarthy (5 months ago)
The free lunchtime classical concerts are an absolute must while visiting Gothenburg. This modern and stunning cathedral really sets itself apart from other such churches in its minimalist yet rich design. The cross of nails art instillation is particularly poignant.
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