Stepping Church

Kolding, Denmark

Stepping Church was built in the early 12th century and the Late Gothic tower was added later. The pulpit dates from 1588.


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


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Jens Christensen (8 months ago)
Interesting, beautiful and historic church.
Elin Jacob (11 months ago)
Incredibly beautiful church.
kiki kiwi (16 months ago)
Welcome to stepping kirke! If we spotted you crawling you will be removed from this church!!
Anne-Marie Rudbeck (2 years ago)
Was at a funeral, the pew was occupied, all the songs, books in progress. Very beautiful funeral, many flowers, a lovely person who passed away 10/11 ??
Povl Ketz (2 years ago)
Nice church with room for many people
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