Resmo Church

Mörbylånga, Sweden

Resmo Church was built in the early 11th century and it is one of the oldest still used church in Sweden. The apsis, nave and western tower date from the original church. Wooden arches and the sacristy were added in the 18th century. There were originally two towers, but the eastern one was demolished in 1826.

There are some frescoes remaining from the late 12th century. The interior originate mainly from the 18th century.

  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Viking Age (Sweden)


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Henrik Benjamin Torrier Choi Nielsen (2 months ago)
Not to find out when the church is open - not even on their website. But beautiful from the outside. One of Sweden's oldest and best preserved churches from the 12th century.
Marg F (6 months ago)
An open, beautiful, simple and unpretentious church, worth a visit to pause. This church is one of Sweden's oldest, dating back to the 11th century. Century. In the choir and in the apse there were medieval lime drawings, which can hardly be seen today. In the Middle Ages there was an altar dedicated to the Virgin Mary where the pulpit is today! I especially liked the candle holder. Thank you for letting me be here.
Ingela Ivarsson (22 months ago)
Resmo church is one of the oldest churches in Sweden and well worth a stop. The short tower has a very beautiful lantern decorated with a cross. The church room offers rich decorations and well-preserved chalk paintings. The square pulpit in blue with yellow decorations is placed on the left. There are parking facilities on two sides of the church.
Mkhir Sakaan (2 years ago)
SSJ Górski (4 years ago)
A beautiful, magnificent old church where Sacrum remains and man gets better.
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