Oddernes Church, Kristiansand

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Oddernes Church (Norwegian: Oddernes kirke) is a parish church in Kristiansand municipality in Agder county, Norway. It is located in the district of Lund in the borough of Lund in the city of Kristiansand. The church is part of the Oddernes parish in the Kristiansand arch-deanery in the Diocese of Agder og Telemark. The white, stone church was built around the year 1040, making it the oldest building in the city of Kristiansand. The chancel has rubble walls and a semi-circular apse, testifying to the church's medieval origins. The newer additions such as the tower are made out of wood. The church was the main church for the old municipality of Oddernes which existed from 1838 until 1965. The church seats about 395 people.
North of the church is a parish house.
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  • Spend some time to reflect here and just relax.In a great peaceful setting.Many people have started and finished their lives here.Mystical really.  more »
  • Disclaimer..I was in Kristiansand to see where my great grandmother lived and this was her family church. Its outside of town. Its different from the other churches we've seen in Norway. The whole....  more »
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  • Well, it's a church. Traditional building.
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