Martebo Church

Tingstäde, Sweden

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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Otto Pi (2 years ago)
Beautiful little church.
Björn Karlbom (2 years ago)
Arkell Fehling Kräklingbo Male Choir
Magnus KARLSSON (3 years ago)
Like all churches, it has its charm. Worth a visit.
Gotlands restaurang Betyg (5 years ago)
Hi this is an honor to say that it is good sorbet and good food
Kathrin Schimanski (5 years ago)
Very old church and a landscape with little tourists, nice and quiet!
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