Munka Ljungby Church

Ängelholm, Sweden

Munka Ljungby Church was probably built in the 12th Century by the monks of Herrevadkloster, who owned large tracts of land, including parts of Munka Ljungby, the name meaning Ljungby of the monks. The transepts date from the 1860s. The altarpiece is a copy of a painting by the 17th century artist Rubens.

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

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www.engelholm.com

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Saso Risteski (2 years ago)
Nice church
Magnus Arvidsson (2 years ago)
Was there on a confirmation. Nice church in general
Antonija Nikolic (2 years ago)
There are huts, housekeeping, potocic ...
Kristina Söderlund (3 years ago)
Vacker kyrka
Svemat (3 years ago)
Väldigt fint i kyrkan och otroligt snälla vaktmästare och annan personal
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