Kalmar Cathedral, Kalmar

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Kalmar Cathedral is in the city of Kalmar in Småland in southeast Sweden, situated on the Baltic Sea.The new city of Kalmar was built on Kvarnholmen island in the mid-17th century. The transfer from the old town was largely completed by 1658. The new, fortified town was planned along Renaissance ideals. Accordingly, the church and town hall were constructed across from one another in Stortorget Kalmar, the old town square. The cathedral was designed by Nicodemus Tessin the Elder and is one of the foremost examples of classical barroque architecture that was a breakthrough in Sweden. The diesgn of Kalmar Cathedral reflects the complexities of modernisation, maintaining liturgical utility and tradition, and being mindful of the fortress-city requirements. Construction began in 1660, but was interrupted on several occasions, including with the outbreak of the Scanian War . The work resumed after the war and Kalmar Cathedral was finally finished in 1703.
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  • August 16, 2017
    And out nicely. And inside. As always. There are a few exhibits of exhibition in different areas. For the input of money do not take.
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  • August 14, 2017
    I spent many times from there without I know eventually I learned that going to the Cathedral outside it doesn't look like something inside though reminiscent of temples of churches kauolikvn.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Located in the city of Kalmar this church centrally on a large square surrounded by beautiful houses. The Church itself is in good condition and is an eye-catcher with its Gothic architecture. Already seen a landmark which is here just a church. Who is on the road in the city of Kalmar, which should take a look. For those interested in worthwhile, a look inside.
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  • Amazing church! Everyone should visit this spot on a stay in Kalmar.
  • Great church, well worth a visit when you are there!
  • This is in the wrong place. It has to be moved on the map. This is the prison of Kalmars location.
  • Very good performance, the female soloist was in relation to other prominent tasteless dressed. The selection of pieces could in no case been more public than teaching. In a room that has large acoustic problems when running prominent should devote more energy to put the choir so in the room not to reflections and reverberation destroys the performance
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  • We cooperate with the Assembly. Good contacts and fine community.
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