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Longyearbyen, Svalbard Historical

In addition to being used for services, the only church on Svalbard also serves as a cozy place to relax with a cup of coffee or tea at any point during your visit. Completely destroyed during World War II, this new church was a symbol of the city's rebirth, and the baptismal font was a gift to the town by Norwegian King Haakon VII. The candlesticks on the altar are the only thing that remains from the original church, built by architect Hans Magnus.

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Longyearbyen, Svalbard  9170, Norway


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