Masthugg Church

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Masthugg Church
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Masthugg Church, external view
57°41′50″N 11°56′15″E / 57.69722°N 11.93750°E / 57.69722; 11.93750Coordinates: 57°41′50″N 11°56′15″E / 57.69722°N 11.93750°E / 57.69722; 11.93750
Country Sweden
Denomination Church of Sweden
Architect(s) Sigfrid Ericson
Style Romantic nationalism
Completed 1914
Height 60 m (200 ft)
Diocese Gothenburg

Masthugget Church (Swedish: Masthuggskyrkan) in Gothenburg, Sweden, was built in 1914. Its position on a high hill (Masthugget) close to the city and near the Göta älv makes it a striking sight – the church tower is 60 m (200 ft) high in itself. The church represents the national romantic style in Nordic architecture and was designed by Sigfrid Ericson. The church, which has become one of the symbols of Gothenburg, is a popular tourist attraction.[1][2]


  1. ^ Ternevall, Evert (1964). Masthuggskyrkan 1914–1964: en minnesskrift. Göteborg. 
  2. ^ Hammarskiöld, Hans; Linde Bjur, Gunilla; Lärn, Viveca (1996). Fasader i Göteborg : hus från industrialismens genombrott till sekelskiftet. Stockholm: Gedin. p. 123. ISBN 91-7964-195-4.