Hackås Church

Hackås, Sweden

Hackås Church was built in the 1100s and is probably the oldest in Norrland area. In 1770-1771 it was enlarged and the church got its present appearance. There are frescoes from the 13th century in apsis. The belfry was erected in 1752.



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I visited church in 1993 and undersold that part of original structure had boon place of pagan worship before becoming church.


Kyrkvägen 12, Hackås, Sweden
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)


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Berit Dahlgren (2 months ago)
Wonderful blues music!
Dulce Maria (6 months ago)
A very nice church
Åshild Haaheim (6 months ago)
I really like the pearl trail that runs below the church. The nature below the church at Storsjön is very beautiful. The only thing that could be done better here is shoveling the pearl trail in winter.
Ann-Christin Persson (3 years ago)
On October 8, I went to Berg's church and listened to Tommy Nilsson with musicians. It was so wonderful and wonderful to experience him in church with that voice.
LuckyJ (3 years ago)
Beautiful place down towards Storsjön.
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