Kalix Church is the northernmost medieval church in Sweden. It dates from the 15th century (first mentioned in 1472). Several items of medieval inventory are preserved including the font, altarpiece and two sculptures. The pulpit, a Baroque work, is from 1674, and is among the oldest to be found in the north of Sweden. The church has a separate wooden belfry, which was made in 1731. The church has been sacked by Russian troops twice, in the 18th and 19th centuries; the adjacent church cottages were burnt down.

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Kungsviksgatan, Kalix, Sweden
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Sweden)

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Jan Johansson (3 years ago)
En vacker kyrka belägen vid kalixälv.
Marian Žilinski (3 years ago)
Совсем не бедная лютеранская кирка . Приходилось видеть не один лютеранский храм . В Эстонии , Финляндии , Латвии . Все выглядят снаружи очень бедно . Как в нутри не знаю . Как-то не довелось побывать . Но я думаю что примерно одинаково . С православными и католическими по роскоши и богатству не сравнить . Эта выглядит совсем прилично . В Швеции всё выглядит по богаче . Хотя часов на зданиях не видно а это значит что церковный приход не очень богатый .
Kenth Henriksson (3 years ago)
mycket trevlig o fin kyrka stämningsfullt
Kenneth Hansson (3 years ago)
En fin kyrka o bra personal o en superförsamling.
Claes Gefvenberg (3 years ago)
I have not been inside, as there was a couple getting married there when I happened to pass by, but the exterior is beautiful.
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