Gustaf Vasa Church facts

Gustaf Vasa Church

Gustaf Vasa Church

Location Vasastaden, Stockholm
Country Sweden
Denomination Church of Sweden
Website gustafvasa.nu
Architecture
Architect(s) Agi Lindegren
Style Baroque Revival
Groundbreaking 1901
Completed 10 June 1906 (1906-06-10)
Administration
Parish Gustaf Vasa Parish
Diocese Diocese 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.

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