Grundsunda Church

Husum, Sweden

The stone church of Grundsunda was probably built in the 14th century. Arches were added later in the Middle Ages as well as the porch and sacristy. Walls and the roof were decorated with murals around 1600, but them were overpainted in the 19th century. The wooden belfry was erected in 1794. The unique font dates from the 17th century and is made of single piece of wood. The pulpit was carved by Tomas Kiempe in the 1720s.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Elke Radtke (8 months ago)
More than a gem, everything is so clean and well maintained. Lots of things worth seeing and history to experience. You can watch the blacksmith at work and produce homemade items. Be sure to try the waffles, absolutely delicious. A walk to the small church next door across the well-kept area is also worthwhile.
UM. Edberg (8 months ago)
Amazingly beautiful old church!
Robert Westman (2 years ago)
Incredibly beautiful church
Michael Gustavsson (2 years ago)
My grandparents lie pressed here, rest in peace
Ulla Edberg (4 years ago)
Beautiful medieval church with unique sand cemetery.
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