Kafjord Church, Alta

#13 of 17 in Historic Sites in Finnmark
Kåfjord Church is a parish church in Alta Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the village of Kåfjord. The church is part of the Alta parish in the Alta deanery in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The white wooden church was built in 1837 and it was consecrated by the Bishop Peder Kjerschow. It is the oldest surviving church in Alta municipality. The church seats about 300 people.
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  • We went here as part of a cruise ship excursion & saw the inside. It was nice & the seats had heaters underneath them. I don't know if you can make independent arrangements to see the inside, but...  more »
  • close to the Tirpitz Museum, surrounded by a lovely cemetery with a cairn to British Navy men who died during one of the attacks on the Tirpitz, you may even meet reindeer in the cemetery (we did)  more »
  • A beautiful church in a lovely scenic spot. The key reason to come here was to see the memorial to those who who took part in Operation Source. The attack to neutralise the heavy German warship, the Tirpitz, using X-class midget submarines.
  • Nice place for a short visit with a historically important graveyard.

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