Vika Church was built partially in the 13th century and mainly reconstructed to the late Gothic appearance in the late 1400s. The church includes frescos from the 16th century with motifs taken from the Gospels. It also contains carved statues in wood from the 13th and 15th centuries. The 16th century baptismal font is a copy of the one in Storkyrkan (Stockholm Cathedral).

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Vikavägen 126, Falun, Sweden
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Andréas S. Eriksson (3 months ago)
Den nuvarande Vika kyrka har anor som går tillbaka till mitten av 1400-talet men det finns spår av en kyrkobyggnad från 1200-talet på platsen. Kyrkan är rikligt utsmyckad på insidan, med medeltida målningar och trästatyer.
Anders Medin (4 months ago)
Oändligt vackert!
Henrik Lundin (8 months ago)
Viktpanda (11 months ago)
Vackra takmålningar och intressant historia.
ove arvidson (12 months ago)
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