Admiralty Church

Karlskrona, Sweden

The Admiralty Church (Amiralitetskyrkan), also known as the Ulrica Pia, was inaugurated in 1685. It is made entirely of wood, making it Sweden's largest wooden church. Originally it could seat 4,000.

The interior is in a light bluish color while the exterior is in the traditional Falu red. Its shape is a squarish greek cross, with each cross arm measuring 20 metres. In front of the main entrance stands the wooden figure of Rosenbom. The church is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Karlskrona naval base since 1998.

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Founded: 1685
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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Oleg Borisov (2 years ago)
Historical church...
Anki Ericsson (3 years ago)
Mycket fint. Rekommenderas
Stefan Bresgen (4 years ago)
The touch of history and defence is something really special.
Stefan Bresgen (4 years ago)
The touch of history and defence is something really special.
Jö M (4 years ago)
Open, wooden church worth a visit. There's also a little restroom outside the church.
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