Sövestad Church

Ystad, Sweden

The choir and apse of Sövestad Church date from the 12th century. The brick vaulting and tower were added in the 15th century. The altarpiece is made of white limestone and alabaster. It was donated by Otto Marsvin and Mette Brahe (who lived in Krageholm Castle) in 1626. The crucifix and pulpit date from the 1729.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Maria Blayton (17 months ago)
This is a very small and cozy church that feels homely and rural ... Oh I love to sit there in silence and let my thoughts have their own way
Lalle Mårtensson (2 years ago)
A small cozy church.
Marcus Andersson (2 years ago)
Close to God
Micke Olsson (3 years ago)
Nice
Ann Drottberger (3 years ago)
This is a real beautiful church. If you're going to plan your wedding, this can be the right place. It's iconic. You wont find such an athmosphere any where else.
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