St. Nicholas' Church

Nyköping, Sweden

St. Nicholas' is one of the medieval churches in Nyköping.The building history is quite complex and the age is therefore unknown. it is probably founded in the 12th century. The church was enlarged in the 14th century and the tower was added a century later. The church was burnt during the two major town fires in 1665 and 1719. The oldest item in the church is a altar made around 1500.

References:
  • Visit Nyköping
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

More Information

www.nykopingsguiden.se

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4.2/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Hans-Jürgen Schäfer (10 months ago)
Very beautiful old church. I was there to learn swedish taught by volunteers. They are very much devoted in their help and most friendly. I highly recommend to everyone trying to learn swedish . I love it there.
Lilla Balogh (11 months ago)
I couldn't go inside because it was closed, but it's nice and the garden is clean and well-kept. :) I even saw a hare there!
Maria Silfvernagel (2 years ago)
Ok
Simon Larsson (2 years ago)
The large altar paintings and the pulpits are a couple of some more spectacular feature in this otherwise moderate but peaceful church.
Lars P (3 years ago)
Artwork is good, but missing plafonds. Could be prettier but a small church in a small town in a society that doesn't really care or fund it much so acceptable.
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