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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4.5/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Pandan forsberg (40 days 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)
Bengt Lindgren (3 months ago)
Beautifully renovated church. Exhibition about the Holocaust.
Lena Willner (6 months ago)
Incredibly nice church
Ivan Vikalo (6 months ago)
One of the most beautiful churches in Sweden and the world!
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