Bjäresjö Church

Ystad, Sweden

Bjäresjö Church was built in the mid-1100s. The new nave was added in 1760 and it was enlarged in 1892.

The church is very attractive due colourful and intricate frescoes from the Middle Ages. These have been somewhat heavily restored so that some of the detail has been lost, but the effect is still stunning and gives the visitor a real feeling of what the place would have been like hundreds of years ago. The intricately carved stone font from the 12th century is also a great sight.

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

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