Älgarås Church

Älgarås, Sweden

Älgarås Church is a rare medieval wooden church. It was built in the 15th century, the porch was added in 1647 and choir in 1684. The church has lot of survived medieval items, like a unique altar screen, a triump crucifix (c. 1250) and a wooden bell with runic writing.



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

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Torbjörn J (8 months ago)
Above all, the caretaker is a great guy.
Olle Karlsson (9 months ago)
Beautiful place, unfortunately was not inside the church
Thomas Wnuck (12 months ago)
Most beautiful and oldest wooden church in Sweden. You should have seen it. German audio guide available
Carl-Gustaf Jansson (2 years ago)
Well-preserved medieval wooden church with beautiful paintings on the ceiling and many interesting fixtures.
Simon Lundqvist (4 years ago)
Fantastic cultural heritage, a VERY beautiful wooden church with incredible paintings. I'm not religiously interested, but I love old churches. So much joy, so much sadness that passed here.
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