Sundborn Church

Sundborn, Sweden

Sundborn Church rises beautifully beside the shore of lake Toftan. There has been a church in Sundborn since the 17th century, but the present wooden church was built in 1755 and the pulpit is from the late 19th century. Carl Larsson redecorated the whole church in 1905. Prominent places are occupied by his Altar Angels, John the baptist, wall decorations in the shape of pine twigs and an abundance of flower garlands and other paintings.

There is a popular bathing place beyond the Church, and a beautiful path along the shore. Here you can also find the Carl Larsson family grave.

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Founded: 1755
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)

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www.sundborn.com

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Carolina Lindgren (3 years ago)
Beeston Midget (3 years ago)
A spectacular church with a brilliant view over the lake (there's even a beach at the back) a must see for anyone stopping by in the area.
Willem Herman Freudenborg (3 years ago)
Vakker og fin gammel kirke med ekstrem fin utsikt
Jonas (4 years ago)
Vacker träkyrka i trevligt område.
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