Marsvinsholm Church

Ystad, Sweden

Marsvinsholm Church was built in 1862-1867 according the plan of Christian Zwingmann. It replaced medieval Balkåkra, Snårestad, and Skårby churches. The red-brick church was influenced by Italian pre-Renaissance churches and it is the largest in Scania.

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Founded: 1862-1867
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Union with Norway and Modernization (Sweden)

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Birgitta Karmsten (3 years ago)
Was listening to Tommy Nilsson, very nice. The sound could be better.
Jeanette Ekberg (3 years ago)
Patrik Karlsson (3 years ago)
Very beautiful church and the place around is incredibly well maintained and beautiful. A place you like to visit every year.
ronnie persson (3 years ago)
Malgorzata Maslowska (4 years ago)
I got there in the evening, the church was closed - I only visited the park and looked at a small cemetery. Around the living soul, the smell of herbs and the atmosphere of this wonderfully well-kept place unique. Be sure to check it out!
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