Bokenäs Old Church

Uddevalla, Sweden

Bokenäs Old Church is one of the most well-preserved medieval churches in Bohuslän. It was founded at some point in the early 12th century, and has been in use since. Except for parts of the interior, the weapon house from the 17th century, and the tower from 1752, most of the church is original. The church is open to the public daily during the summer, and for pre-arranged visits during the rest of the year, due to maintenance costs.

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

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Dick Claesson (16 months ago)
Lars-Erik Ankarskär (2 years ago)
This is how Bokenäs' old church lies and reminds the stressed modern people of a bygone era, when a pincushion and a shovel laid the foundation for the welfare we have today. Make a visit and you will not regret it. As a kid, I used to sleep in a horse-drawn carriage and sleep during a Sunday Mass. Have I heard told.
Lars-Erik Ankarskär (4 years ago)
Så ligger den där Bokenäs gamla kyrka och påminner de stressade nutidsmänniskorna om en svunnen tid, då stoppnål och spade lade grunden till den välfärd vi har i dag. Gör ett besök och du kommer inte att ångra dig. Som liten låg jag i en hästkärra och sov under en söndagsmässa. Har jag hörts berättats.
Marco Johansson (4 years ago)
Håller med Kjell, väl värd ett besök.
Marco Johansson (4 years ago)
Agree with Kjell, well worth a visit.
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