Experience the Northern Lights Cathedral






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Visit a cultural landmark with extraordinary architecture that captures the Northern Lights.
  • Visit the Northern Lights Cathedral and experience its modern architecture

  • Enjoy a short, guided tour of the town of Alta

  • Learn how Alta became the centre for Northern Lights research

  • During winter, Alta’s position offers good chances to see the Northern Lights

The Aurora church

Stroll to the distinctive Northern Lights Cathedral in Alta. It’s a wonderful sight, swirling towards the sky, covered in pink and purple light. Learn about the cathedral’s architecture and Alta’s special relationship with the Aurora Borealis. After a short guided tour of the church, visit the BorealisAlta interactive exhibition. Learn all about the dancing lights – from the folklore beliefs and myths to the scientific explanation and research.

Practical information

  • Wheelchair accessible: 

  • Languages: English, Norwegian, and German

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