Bragernes Kirke, Drammen

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Bragernes Church (Bragernes Kirke) is a parish church at Drammen in Viken county, Norway.
It was designed by Ernst Norgrenn (1839-1880) in Neo Gothic style and built of brick. It was consecrated in 1871. The old Bragernes church (Gamle Bragernes kirke) was west of Bragernes square. Built in 1708, it burned down in 1866.
Bragernes church is located at the end of Church Street north of Bragernes square in the center of Drammen. Bragernes Cemetery is west of the church. The tower is 64 metres (210 ft) tall. The pulpit was designed by Ernst Norgrenn, while the baptismal font was by Christian Borch. The altarpiece, Resurrection was painted by Adolph Tidemand. It was copied in many Norwegian churches. The church organ has 38 voices and was built in the romantic style of organ builder Carsten Lund Organ Builders of Copenhagen (Carsten Lund Orgelbyggeri).
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  • This church is beautiful especially during the night. It is next to a big city square. Very nice place.  more »
  • I have been to Bragernes church for several pre-Christmas concerts over the past few years. Good facilities and excellent sound quaility made this a great experience every time!  more »
  • Beautiful church with nice details. Stained glass windows and the columns inside especially nice. Also obviously a living place of worship and no museum.
  • Marvelous church. Here you can find God and feel the Holy Spirit. You can listen to an amazing talented young organist and a nice soulful priest. Nice, good people create great places for us.

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