Frösö Church

Frösön, Sweden

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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Dollaporn Pholdam (2 years ago)
Nice weather and nice view
Robert Lohman (2 years ago)
My grandpa grave is here, peaceful place and beautiful old church
Anders Bodin (2 years ago)
Church from old days. Beautiful lake and mountain view.
Peter Miller (4 years ago)
Lovely interior... not too big, and not too small
Lars Holmer (4 years ago)
Beautiful location
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