Hjarnø Church

Horsens, Denmark

The church on Hjarnø is one of the smallest churches in Denmark; it currently serves 87 parishioners. The church building appears to date from the 16th century. Although it originally lacked a bell tower, one was added in 1877 with a bell dating from 1425. Within the church, the granite baptismal font is made in the Romanesque style and dates from the 12th century. The altarpiece was carved by Jens Hiernøe in 1805. Hanging from the ceiling, there is also a model Viking ship, which was donated to the church by the Glud Museum in 1955.

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Founded: 16th century
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: Early Modern Denmark (Denmark)

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Anders Nielsen (4 years ago)
Super nice little church
Lars Pedersen (4 years ago)
A nice little church. Nicely well maintained. Only 42 seats.
Peter Kristensen (4 years ago)
Charming little church
Arthur den haas (5 years ago)
Old small church on a charming island
Jan Fredslund (6 years ago)
Fantastic island. The church is very nice for entry into Horsens fjord. Definitely worth a trip
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