Öja Church was built in 1895 to replace the previous medieval church. Most of the artefacts were moved from the previous church. The font date from the 12th and pulpit from the early 17th century. The small bell was casted in 1498 and the big one in 1599.



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Founded: 1895
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Union with Norway and Modernization (Sweden)


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