Stora Kopparberg Church

Falun, Sweden

Stora Kopparberg Church was built in the late 1400s and it is the oldest building in Falun. The star-shaped arches are an interesting architectural detail. The church has also a high tower with a dramatic spire. The triumph crucifix, Madonna sculpture and pietá date from the 15th century. The pulpit was made in 1618.

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

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Sweden)

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SpaceCowboy (10 months ago)
Stora Kopparbergs church: The nave of the church was built in the 15th century, but parts from the 14th century, making it the city's oldest building. Characteristic are the many star vaults, which are more than in any other Swedish church
Matts Ericsson (12 months ago)
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Peter ESSA (2 years ago)
A very nice and Majestic church
Alicia FenixFlame99 (2 years ago)
Thank you for the wonderful experience we had. We were mesmerised by the details and beautiful architecture of the building. We light the candles and pray for joy and happiness for the world. Thank you again.
Peter Hallberg (3 years ago)
Despite info on the Internet and a sign outside the church that it would be open on Tuesdays, it was CLOSED
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