The medieval church of Marterbo is well-known of its beautifully carved portals. The tower originates from the previous, Romanesque style church. The middle nave and sacristy were built in the 14th century and restored in the 19th century.

The pulpit, made in the mid-1500s, is one of the oldest in Gotland. The babtismal font date from the 13th century, altar and epitaph from the late 17th century.

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.
  • Wikipedia

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Bo Ahlman (2 years ago)
Långsam servering kall mat
MARIE AGNVALL (2 years ago)
Mysig kyrka, fridfull plats. Cyklar dit varje sommar för att tända ljus.
Lena Ahlstedt Kahlbom (2 years ago)
Walter Fasse (3 years ago)
Sehr schöne Kirche mit aufbewahrten Runensteinen in der Kirche.
Walter Fasse (5 years ago)
Runenstein in der Kirche.
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