Cathedral Of The Northern Lights - Alta, Norway
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots
N 69° 57.900 E 023° 15.994
34W E 586645 N 7763580
Quick Description: Cathedral Of The Northern Lights is coated with titanium that can reflect the northern lights
Location: Troms og Finnmark, Norway
Date Posted: 12/31/2021 1:54:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM15G14
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 2

Long Description:
Built in 2009, Cathedral Of The Northern Lights is an architectural landmark in Alta. The spiral-shaped 47-meter-high tower follows the shape of the Northern Lights. Both the cathedral and the tower are coated with titanium which can reflect the northern lights.
Inside, the Cathedral consists of raw concrete, titanium and wood. The decoration and the liturgical furniture in the church room were designed by the Danish artist Peter Brandes. The cathedral was designed by the architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen
The cathedral can seat 350 people.
Building Address:
Markedsgata 30
Alta,
9510


Is it open to the general public?: yes

When was it built? (Approximate if you must.): 6/6/2009

What is the name of this building?: Cathedral Of The Northern Lights

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