Balkåkra Church Ruins

Ystad, Sweden

Balkåkra stone church was built around 1200. It was abandoned in 1867 when Marsvinholm church was completed. The restoration was done in the 20th century. Today it is occasionally used for worship services.



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Founded: ca. 1200
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)


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Nicklas Martinsson (9 months ago)
Very nice and interesting building
Susanne Owen (10 months ago)
Very nice and so well preserved. Interesting destination by car or bike tour.
Martin Forsberg (3 years ago)
Nice place, a bit cold and draughty. An additional insulation would not have gone wrong.
Peter Gregefalk (5 years ago)
A small deserted church in the middle of the Scanian small villages, not far from the south coast, near Marsvinsholm. Interesting to see. An informative text can be read at the site. The church was built in the 12th century. It was abandoned in 1867.
Diana & Rune Quipus Kennel (6 years ago)
Mycket vacker plats!
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