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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Address

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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4.5/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Magnus Stromberg (3 months ago)
Very nice renovated church. Nice to walk around and check out the nice old building. Definitely worth a visit.
Margie Faith (6 months ago)
Amazing.. I really surprise when I enter inside its so amazing.
Pandan forsberg (9 months ago)
Was very quiet and empty when I was there, but it suited me very well. The church looks much bigger from the outside than it actually is inside. There are lego and toys for children to have fun with at the first choir (if it has not been moved)
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