The main nave of Lye Church originate from the 12th century. The tower has dated to the year 1240 and the chancel was built in the early 1300s. The interesting detail is a stone-made relic chect made in the 1100s. There are also several mural paintings and artefacts made during the Middle Ages. The pulpit was added in 1705.

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

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547, Lye, Sweden
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Pentti Savolainen (2 years ago)
One of the uniquely beautiful and interesting Gotland churches
Helén Kattlunds Jacobson (3 years ago)
A nice service with a lot of singing
Håkan Pettersson (3 years ago)
Very nice church, Scandinavia's largest suite of preserved medieval glass paintings.
michael hakalax (3 years ago)
"Själavarm" church, go up to the choir look up to the card roof, lovely painting! ..
Petra Pettersson (3 years ago)
Great church with amazing window paintings.
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