Älvkarleby Church

Älvkarleby, Sweden

The nave of Älvkarleby Church was built between 1478-1490. It was enlarged in 1690-1702 and the post-medieval sacristy was also replaced with a new one. The spire was removed in 1829. The altar screen, from 1490, features an image of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The church also has several extremely well preserved medieval frescoes, including some of angels, which are well worth seeing.

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Founded: 1478-1490
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Sweden)

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Christer Jonsson (3 years ago)
Small nice church
Eric A.L. Axner (3 years ago)
Somewhat winsome church located quite beautifully.
Thomas Åstrand (5 years ago)
Beautiful old church.
Ann-Margreth Ellström Forsgren (5 years ago)
Nice 16th century church with beautiful decoration
Anne Kaukola (5 years ago)
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