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The Cathedral

The Northern Lights Cathedral - Alta Church is located right in downtown Alta at the end of a pedestrian street. The Northern Lights Cathedral Alta is the parish church for a population of approx. 16 000 people.

Cathedral was consecrated on February 10. 2013. The architect behind the design was Kolbjørn Jenssen from Link Arkitektur in Stavanger. The building is constructed from concrete with external cladding of titanium sheets.

The interior contains decorations by the artist Peter Brandes from Denmark and donations from local companies. Among them are bronze figure of Christ,glorious 12 gold-plated reliefs, light tower, organ, etc. 

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Opening of new interactive center

English site coming soon


We are sorry that english site for the Cathedral of Northern Lights is soon ready. Please come back soon. In the meantime visit the english Facebook page for updated information, watch great pictures of the Cathedral, and share your own pictures,