Nydala Abbey was a medieval Cistercian monastery. Nydala (from Swedish ny, meaning new, and dal, meaning valley) was called Sancta Maria de Nova Valle or just Nova Vallis in Latin. It was founded together with Alvastra Abbey in 1147 as the first cistercian monasteries in Sweden. King Gustavus Vasa appropriated the abbey in the 1520s, and the Danes sacked it in 1568. Part of the abbey church was rebuilt in the following years, and is still used as parish church. Some other ruins also remain visible at the site.

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Founded: 1147
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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romywebb se (23 months ago)
Nydala Klosterkyrka är en mycket vacker och tilltalande byggnad med sina ljusa stenväggar och bågformade fönster. Även om inte alla byggnader från själva klostret finns kvar. Bondkyrkan finns kvar och anslutningen finns det en gammal stentrappa ner till klosterträdgården. Klocktornet är imponerande med sin bruna färg. Mot öster finns en liten väg ner till kulturminnen med gamla stenmurar nedanför kyrkan. Där kan det vara rätt så blött och sumpig. Vid ankomsten från vägen finns det bra parkering och en bit till vänster finns en toalett med handikapp ingång. Historiken finns att läsa på själva webbplatsen.
Bengt Gundersen (2 years ago)
Vackert beläget och värt ett besök.
Stef Bijl (2 years ago)
Leuke lokale geschiedenis via het voormalige klooster en wat daar van over is.
Cecilia Stockmab (2 years ago)
Fantastiska plats och mycket historia om hur mukakarn hade o levde förr .cs
Imke Schmidt (6 years ago)
Bewertung für das Kaffee Nydala: Der Kuchen schmeckt sehr gut und man kann sich Kaffee nach nehmen. Allerdings sollte man aufpassen, wenn man als offensichtlicher Tourist das Kaffee betritt. Wir hatten zwei Unstimmigkeiten auf unserer Rechnung. Natürlich zugunsten des Wirtes. Es wurde uns ein teureres Essen berechnet als wir gegessen haben (16 Kronen) und das Stückchen desselben Kuchens war um 5 Kronen teurer, je nachdem bei welchem Personal es gekauft wurde. Aber abgesehen davon, haben wir uns dort wohl gefühlt.
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