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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Lilli 63 (2 years ago)
Beautiful church with a fantastic priest. Continue like that!
Marcus Thuresson (2 years ago)
Nice church.
Peter Hagdahl (2 years ago)
A little hard benches otherwise nice church.
Mudar SE (2 years ago)
Beautiful building in a lovely village.
Alexander Idhede (2 years ago)
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