Genarp Church

Genarp, Sweden

Genarp Church was built in 1590-1593 and is the only existing church in Scania built in the 16th century. The church was built as a basilica by Chopper Ulfstand, the master of near Häckberga Castle. The church was renovated by Helgo Zetterval in 1870.

The pulpit dates from the 16th century and altar from 1780. The original organs, also from the 16th century, were probably the oldest still working in the world. It is today moved to the Malmö Museum. The baptismal font date from the 12th century and was originally from the All Saints Abbey.

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Kyrkovägen 11, Genarp, Sweden
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Founded: 1590-1593
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Early Vasa Era (Sweden)

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Anita Eltén (4 years ago)
Den var fin
kajsa strand (4 years ago)
Den är STOR men så kal, känns inte mysigt o varmt att gå in i, men en makalöst fantastisk kvinnlig präst har dom
Giorgio Berardi (4 years ago)
It was good to take a look at Genarp's church, essentially the only church that was getting built while the destructive zeal of the Reformation was leaving dozens of churches in ruin all around Scania. It was a pity that the church was closed and we could not see the inside, though. We were fascinated by its shaped with weird floor section that shows two opposite sections of the transept crossing the nave at differing junctions, thus not facing each other.
Kerstin Blomqvist (4 years ago)
Skånes enda kyrka från 1500 - talet. Engagerad kyrkokör med duktig kyrkomusiker.
Jonathan Persson (6 years ago)
Very nice to pray in
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