Vallkärra Church

Lund, Sweden

Vallkärra Church was built in the 1100s in Romanesque style. Today only the choir remains of the original church, it was largely restored and rebuilt in 1844-1845.

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Kävlingevägen 107, Lund, Sweden
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Hans Lossmann (8 months ago)
On of many white chalked churches that you find around Skåne. The original church was built here already around 1100. The cemetery has some cultural story graves with QR codes so you can listen to background stories. The church is at the outer city border of Lund with a beautiful surrounding of fields and farmlands. A visit can be combined with a walk to Nöbbe mosse. In these areas the final part of the battle of Lund to place along the kävlingevägen 1676. More then 9000 danish and Swedish soldiers died in the battle.
Stefan Håkansson (13 months ago)
Vallkärra church was built in the 12th century in Romanesque style. The church was renovated in the 19th century by the famous architect Brunius. One of the church's bells hangs today in the belfry at Bosebo church on Kulturen. Those who are interested in military history look south towards Nöbbelöv's church and then see the field where the final battle during the battle of Lund took place in 1676. The Danes entrenched themselves around the church before they burned down Vallkärra village and retreated further north towards Landskrona.
Patrik Lauthers (2 years ago)
God was not there ...
Bengt Lundholm (2 years ago)
Nice church and cemetery
Gerd I. Persson (2 years ago)
We attended a family event. Baptism of future confirmand. A life event for a grandmother. Thank you very much for the special service over the ordinary.
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