Fridlevstad Church

Rödeby, Sweden

Fridlevstad Church, built in the late 1100s or early 1200s, is one of the oldest in Blekinge region. The stone church could also had defensive purposes. It was burned and looted during the Northern Seven Years' War (1563-1570) by Swedish troops and only walls survived. After the war the church was completely rebuilt and again in the 18th century.

The altarpiece dates from the 17th century and contains a painting depicting the Last Supper. The font is carved from oak and is late 18th century work. The pulpit is thought to be made by the same master.

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Founded: c. 1200
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Camilla Karlsson (3 months ago)
Happy baptism day for our little grandson ❤
Ingela Ivarsson (3 months ago)
Rödeby church has a lot to offer with its rich decorations and details. The church room provides light and space. The windows in the choir are colorful and tell biblical stories. The artist Eva Spångberg's relief Jesus and the children is one of all the beautiful objects found in the church. Rödeby Church is well worth a visit.
Lilli 63 (3 years ago)
Beautiful church with a fantastic priest. Continue like that!
Lilli 63 (3 years ago)
Beautiful church with a fantastic priest. Continue like that!
Marcus Thuresson (3 years ago)
Nice church.
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