- Norwegian Church, Cardiff
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In the 19th century, Cardiff was one Britain's three major ports, along with London and Liverpool. The Norwegian merchant fleet at the time was the third largest in the world, and Cardiff became one of the major centres of its operations.
Sjømannskirken – the Norwegian Church Abroad organization, which is part of the Church of Norway – followed in its footsteps and established a church in Cardiff Bay in 1868 to serve the religious needs of Norwegian sailors and expatriates.
Cardiff-born writer Roald Dahl was baptised in the church.
The building is now used as an arts centre, and is known as the Norwegian Church Arts Centre.
The church was moved as part of the Cardiff Bay Re-development, having originally been situated where the Wales Millennium Centre now stands.
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- St. Olaves Norwegian Church, Rotherhithe
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- Scandinavian churches in London
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Landmarks and visitor attractions in Cardiff Tallest buildings in Cardiff LandmarksWales Millennium Centre • Millennium Stadium • Pierhead Building • Senedd • St David's Hall • St David's Hotel & Spa • Ninian Park • SWALEC Stadium • Cardiff International Sports Stadium • Cardiff City Stadium • Cardiff Central Library • Temple of Peace • Llandaff Cathedral • Central Market • Welsh National War Memorial • Animal Wall • Alliance Visitor attractionsNational Museum Cardiff • St Fagans National History Museum • Cardiff Castle • Castell Coch • 2 Glynrhondda Street • Cardiff Bay • Cardiff Centenary Walk • Cardiff International Pool • Cardiff International Sports Village • Cardiff International White Water • Doctor Who Exhibition Centre • Mermaid Quay • Museum of the Welsh Soldier • Norwegian Church • Red Dragon Centre • Techniquest
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