Lund Cathedral

Local nameLunds domkyrka
LocationStadskärnan, Lund, Sweden

Lund Cathedral is a cathedral of the Lutheran Church of Sweden in Lund, Scania, Sweden. It is the seat of the Bishop of Lund and the main church of the Diocese of Lund. It was built as the Catholic cathedral of the archiepiscopal see of all the Nordic countries, dedicated to Saint Lawrence. It is one of the oldest stone buildings still in use in Sweden.

Lund Cathedral has been called "the most powerful representative of Romanesque architecture in the Nordic countries". At the time of its construction, Lund and the cathedral belonged to Denmark. The main altar was consecrated in 1145 and the cathedral was by that time largely finished; the western towers were built somewhat later.

Tags CathedralChristianWheelchair AccessiblePlace of WorshipLutheran
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Opening hours

Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

There are several services everyday. On occasion, the cathedral crypt might be closed due to preparations.

Every Saturday, a free organ concert starts at 10 a.m. The cathedral is not open for sightseeing until the concert is over.

Admission

Free of charge.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lund_Cathedral

Official Website http://www.lundsdomkyrka.se/

Address Kyrkogatan 6, 222 22 Lund, Sweden

Coordinates 55°42'14.629" N 13°11'37.222" E

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