Røros Church is a parish church in the municipality of Røros in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The church is located in the mining town of Røros. Røros Church is Norway's fifth largest church, and has about 1600 seats. It is also ranked by Riksantikvaren as one of the ten most important churches in Norway. The church is part of the Røros parish in the Gauldal deanery in the Diocese of Nidaros.The church was consecrated on 15 August 1784 by Bishop Marcus Fredrik Bang. Røros Copper Works paid for the building of the stone church, and the symbol of the Copper Works was put on all sides of the tower wall. There is a sign over the entrance to the church that says "Til Guds Ære og Bergstadens Ziir" which means "to God's Glory and Bergstaden's beauty." Bergstaden means "the mining town", and this is why the church is sometimes referred to as "Bergstadens Ziir". It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Roros Church and many more Roros attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Roros trip itinerary maker site .
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From the station walk straight up Kjerkgata to the Church. Once you have explored the Church and its elevated location, meander over to the Smelthytta and museum, then allow time for shopping and a... more »
This church has quite a history, and just walking by it would not do. It looks quite humble on the outside, but inside it is richly decorated and it's size is impressive for such a small town. It... more »
What a beautiful piece of history! We enjoyed taking pictures there to share Norwegian architecture with our friends all over the world.
Zir. One of a kind!
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