Northern Lights Cathedral
|Northern Lights Cathedral
|Nordlyskatedralen - Alta Kirke|
Northeast view of the church
|Denomination||Church of Norway|
|Consecrated||10 Feb 2013|
|Diocese||Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland|
The Northern Lights Cathedral - Alta Church (Norwegian: Nordlyskatedralen - Alta Kirke) is the main parish church in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the central part of the town of Alta. The church is part of the Alta parish in the Alta deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The church was built in 2012-2013.
The church is the result of an architectural competition launched in 2001 and is designed by schmidt hammer lassen in collaboration with local architects Link Arkitektur. It was consecrated on 10 February 2013 by the Bishop Per Oskar Kjølaas, with the Crown Princess Mette Marit in attendance. The church was built to replace the old Alta Church as the main church for the deanery.
- "Cathedral of the Northern Lights / SHL Architects + LINK arkitektur". ArchDaily. Retrieved 2013-02-21.
- "Vigsling av katedralen 10. februar" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-01-22.
- nordlyskatedral.no (Norwegian)
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