Holmenkollen Chapel. Holmenkollen Chapel ( Holmenkollen kapell) is located in the neighborhood of Holmenkollen in the Vestre Aker borough of Oslo, Norway. The original chapel from 1903 was destroyed by arson in 1992. The new chapel was completed in 1996. Holmenkollen Chapel is a listed site, registered in Norway's cultural heritage database.
Chapel in picturesque surroundings next to the Holmenkollen ski arena with views of the city below. Holmenkollen Chapel was built in 1903 and inaugurated in 1913, and today it is one of Oslo's most popular venues for weddings and christenings. The chapel burned to the ground in 1992, but the re-building started in 1995, and a new chapel was inaugurated in March 1996. Service on Sundays and on ...
Jun 29, 2015 · The beautiful wooden Holmenkollen Chapel is beautifully situated next to the Holmenkollen ski arena. The chapel was inaugurated in 1913. In 1992, it was set fire to and burned to the ground. The re-building of the chapel was commenced in 1995, and the new chapel was inaugurated in March 1996 by the bishop of Oslo.
- Holmenkollveien 142, Oslo, 0791
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Holmenkollen Chapel (Holmenkollen kapell) is located in the neighborhood of Holmenkollen in the Vestre Aker borough of Oslo, Norway. The original chapel from 1903 was destroyed by arson in 1992. The new chapel was completed in 1996. Holmenkollen Chapel is a listed site, registered in Norway's cultur
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The Holmenkollen Chapel was destroyed by arson in August 1992 by black metal artists Varg Vikernes, Bård “Faust” Eithun and Øystein “Euronymous” Aarseth, but later rebuilt.  The chapel is a neighbour to the Norwegian Royal Lodge , the residence of the Norwegian Royal Family during events like Christmas and Holmenkollen Ski Festival .
Holmenkollen National Ski Arena lets you explore different aspects of Norwegian ski culture and enjoy the fabulous views from the jump tower. Holmenkollen also has a few smaller attractions, among them the Holmenkollen Chapel and the Kragstøtten sculpture, which are worth visiting when in the area.
The next month, Revheim Church in southern Norway was torched, 20 days layer the Holmenkollen Chapel in Oslo met the same fate. A month later Ornoya Church caught fire followed by Skojold Church, Hauketo Church, Åsane Church, and Sarpsborg Church — this blaze would claim the life of a Norwegian firefighter.