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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Anne Kaukola (18 months ago)
Björn Norrmén (2 years ago)
Klassisk äldre kyrka ursprungligen från 1400 talet väl värd ett besök. Brukar vara vägkyrka på sommaren
Daniel Ackerot (2 years ago)
Charola Lindberg (2 years ago)
Trevlig marknad
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