Växjö Cathedral in Växjö, Sweden

Altar screen (triptych) “Fiat lux – Från mörker till ljus” is made by Bertil Vallien

General info

Växjö Cathedral is the main church in Vaxjö Diocese. The diocese includes the main part of Småland and the province of Öland.

The altar, pulpit and baptismal font were created by Jan Brazda in 1960.

The altar cabinet (triptych) “Fiat lux – From darkness to light” was made by Bertil Vallien and was inaugurated in 2002. The skull in glass which is at the foot of the altar cabinet was stolen in 2008. The church is 63 m high.

Opening Hours

The times below were valid at the time of publication. Keep in mind that the church may also be closed at e.g. funerals, weddings, services, or other church activities.

Always check current times on the Svenska Kyrkan’s page about Växjö Cathedral.

Monday – Sunday: 9am to 6pm


The altar carpet was created by Ulla Gowenius in 1995 and woven at Märta Måås-Fjetterström AB.

Baptismal site Life’s source by Göran Wärff on the right inside the door.

Former altarpiece “Nattvardens instiftande” by G. E. Schröder.

Stained glass in the choir by Jan Brazda.

External links

Svenska Kyrkan


Images taken: 2016-04-15

Map, address, and coordinates




Växjö Cathedral, Linnégatan 2A, Växjö, Sweden

Country (Landscape):

Sweden, Småland

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