Kliplev Church

Aabenraa, Denmark

Kliplev Church was church was built in the 15th century and early 16th century to the site of older Romanesque church. The rebuilding took place because the church was a pilgrimage church and the old building got too small. It was torn down and a new one has been built around 1450, now in the Gothic style. The bell tower, from approximately 1300, is on of the oldest bell towers in Denmark.



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Founded: c. 1450
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Denmark)


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Wolfgang Mohr (15 months ago)
Very picturesque church with impressive inventory and interesting history.. Most important place of pilgrimage in Denmark. Here became the wooden, miraculous Crucifix "St. Hjelper/St. Helper (Jesus with royal crown, cloak and shoes) worshiped until the Reformation. The crucifix is ​​unfortunately lost. The only representation preserved as a relief on the former Kliplev bell in Kvaers. Wolfgang Mohr, Albersdorf
Hermann Niesig (2 years ago)
Beautiful church that we discovered by accident. It's worth a visit.
Кузнецов Дмитрий (4 years ago)
Ancient building
Edel Solvej Nissen (4 years ago)
It was a positive experience with both confirmands and pastor and aide at the church.
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