Frösö church is one of Jämtland's major tourist attractions. It can be dated back to the twelfth or 12th century. The altarpiece and pulpit are both from the 18th century. The attractive and characteristic bell tower, which stands separately from the church, was built in the 18th century. A raging fire in 1898 left only the foundations remain, but all the interiors were rescued. Archaeological investigations indicate that the church was built on a pagan site of sacrifice.

The church has become known among other things, by composer Wilhelm Peterson-Berger's compositions. The magnificent view around Frösö church has also made it one of the most popular wedding churches in Sweden.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Gunilla Lindholm (2 years ago)
Min vackra kyrka. Väl värt ett besök Peterson-Berger ligger begravd här.
Margareta Ögren (2 years ago)
Alltid lika fint och rogivande att åka till Frösön kyrka. Välskött kyrkogård, stämmningsfullt att promenra runt. Urngravplatsen är ett önskemål för min del.
Raymond Ivarsson (2 years ago)
En vacker kyrka med långa anor. Ligger högt med utsikt över Storsjön. Här ligger Wilhelm Pettersson Berger begravd. Kyrkan är värd ett besök. Här finns tystnaden och ro.
Maria Nicart (3 years ago)
Well preserved beauty!
Jay Moe (4 years ago)
St Lucia at 0700 a must see!
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