Kristine Church

Falun, Sweden

The Kristine Church was built in 1642 by Hans Förster. It is built of stone and decorated inside in Baroque and Renaissance styles. Today the church is renowned as one of the finest Swedish churches of the period. The pulpit (1654) and altarpiece (1669) were made by Dutch Ewerdt Friis.

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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Kristinegatan 13, Falun, Sweden
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Details

Founded: 1642
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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Wonder Mahembe (7 months ago)
This church is found in central Falun, and its open to the public for free visits throughout the week. It's a beautiful church especially inside, with plenty of artwork.
Arosha Weerakkody (2 years ago)
Very peaceful
Shahriyar Shirinov (3 years ago)
Best looking building in Falun
Magnus Stromberg (3 years ago)
Very nice renovated church. Nice to walk around and check out the nice old building. Definitely worth a visit.
Margie Faith (3 years ago)
Amazing.. I really surprise when I enter inside its so amazing.
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