Bramdrup Church

Kolding, Denmark

Bramdrup Church dates probably from the late 12th century or 13th century and was rebuilt in 1880. In the cemetery is a memorial for fallen soldiers of Battle of Kolding (1849).

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Kirkely 21, Kolding, Denmark
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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René Hagbarth Lauridsen (11 months ago)
Good steaks and good service
Arbejde CARE (16 months ago)
A christening and with a full house in the church, a good sermon and the pastor seemed quite popular
Jens B (17 months ago)
Beautiful old Danish church.8
Aleksa Stojicic (2 years ago)
Beautiful local church with mystique scenery!
BJ (2 years ago)
Pretty church in classic architectural style
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