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Old Aker Church

Old Aker Church Photo: VisitOSLO/Karianne Lund Old Aker Church Photo: Gamle Aker kirke/Hege Høibye Old Aker Church Photo: Gamle Aker kirke/Hege Høibye Old Aker Church Photo: Gamle Aker kirke/Hege Høibye Old Aker Church Photo: Gamle Aker kirke/Hege Høibye
Old Aker Church Photo: VisitOSLO/Karianne Lund
Old Aker Church Photo: Gamle Aker kirke/Hege Høibye
Old Aker Church Photo: Gamle Aker kirke/Hege Høibye
Old Aker Church Photo: Gamle Aker kirke/Hege Høibye
Old Aker Church Photo: Gamle Aker kirke/Hege Høibye

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Old Aker Church (Gamle Aker kirke) is Oslo's oldest remaining building and the only remaining church from the Middle Ages. It is assumed that it was built around the year 1150. It is a stone church, built as a three-naved Roman-style basilica.

The church has been pillaged and ravaged by fire several times. The oldest part of the surrounding churchyard dates back to the 12th century. The church has a baroque pulpit and baptismal font from 1715. The tower was built in 1861.

Service in Norwegian on Sundays at 11 am (10 am in summer).

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Bus No.37 > Stensberggata / No.34/54 >Telthusbakken

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    • stone church

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Old Aker Church

Old Aker Church (Gamle Aker kirke) is Oslo's oldest remaining building and the only remaining church from the Middle Ages. It is assumed that it was bu...

Old Aker Church

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