Örgryte Old Church

Gothenburg, Sweden

Örgryte Old Church was built in the mid-13th century to the site of older wooden church. The Romanesque square form church was probably used also for defensive purposes. The large restoration was completed in 1730-1735 and the medieval choir was replaced. The another resotarations were made in 1951-195 and 2018-2019. The inner roof is decorated with frescoes from 1741.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Bo Karlsson (5 months ago)
Very nice and very old church. Many baptisms and weddings take place here.
Oskar Åstrand (14 months ago)
Very nice and festive. However, very small, which can have its pros and cons
J J (19 months ago)
Hezké klidné místo. Starý kostel a hřbitov, který spravuje svedska církev.
Harald Cools (21 months ago)
A beautiful little church, which is very close to Liseberg and only a few minutes walk from Gothia Towers. The church and cemetery are wonderfully maintained and despite having some main roads close by, it feels very peaceful and quiet.
Ludvig Lagerfors (2 years ago)
Model year 1748, an old-fashioned church ..
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