Leksand Church

Leksand, Sweden

Leksand church with 2300 seats is one of the largest rural churches in Sweden. The church origins from the 13th century, but the current apperance was built in 1709-1715. It has a rare onion dome, influenced by Russian architecture. The oldest item inside the church is a triumph crucifix from c. 1400.

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Kyrkallén 27, Leksand, Sweden
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Founded: 1709-1715
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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Kjell Eriksson (4 months ago)
Friful
Christian Green (2 years ago)
A well-preserved Lutheran church with a churchyard of particular interest. The setting near the water is an oasis of calm. The wooden bell-tower with its list of the alarm signals is an unusual feature.
Wiveca Stegeborn (2 years ago)
This church has been here since the time of the Vikings but then as a temple for our own gods.
Nicholas Thompson (2 years ago)
Fabulous church and cemetery set high up on a hill overlooking Lake Siljan. Definitely worth visiting if you are in the town.
Sven Larsson (2 years ago)
Looks very nice. Did not check inside.
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