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

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Jan-Erik Johansson (2 years ago)
Den är fin, och det var lugnt och trevligt.
Erik N (2 years ago)
En fin gammal kyrka som är väl värd ett besök
Anders Torby (2 years ago)
En pampig och stor kyrka, centralt belägen i Falun vid Stora torget. Vid renoveringen början av 1900-talet var Carl Larsson en av de konstnärliga ledarna. Kanske därav den dalblåa färgen i kyrkan.
Mercè E. (3 years ago)
Is different
André Vicente (4 years ago)
Beautiful
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