Gustaf Vasa Church

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Gustaf Vasa Church
Gustaf Vasa kyrka
Gustaf Vasa kyrka.jpg
Gustaf Vasa Church, main entrance facing Odenplan.
Coordinates: 59°20′33″N 18°02′51″E / 59.34250°N 18.04750°E / 59.34250; 18.04750
LocationVasastaden, Stockholm
CountrySweden
DenominationChurch of Sweden
Websitegustafvasa.nu
Architecture
Architect(s)Agi Lindegren
StyleBaroque Revival
Groundbreaking1901
Completed10 June 1906 (1906-06-10)
Administration
ParishGustaf Vasa Parish
DioceseDiocese of Stockholm

Gustaf Vasa Church (Swedish: Gustaf Vasa kyrka) is a church building in the Vasastaden district in the town of Stockholm in Sweden. The church was inaugurated in 1906. It is named after 16th century King Gustav I of Sweden. The church was designed in the Baroque Revival style by architect Agi Lindegren. The church is located between two busy avenues partially lined with trees. The dome of the church rises 60 metres (200 ft) above the nearby Odenplan plaza. The floor plan is in the shape of a Greek cross. The church seats 1,500 people. The seating capacity makes it one of the larger churches in Stockholm.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bebyggelseregistret (BBR) - Riksantikvarieämbetet" (in Swedish). Swedish National Heritage Board. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  2. "GUSTAF VASA FÖRSAMLING" (PDF). Church of Sweden. Retrieved 4 January 2015.

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