Östra Eneby Church

Norrköping, Sweden

Östra Eneby church nave was built first around 1200, but arches were added in the 14th century. In the Great Northern War (1719) Russian soldiers burnt it down. The middle nave was rebuilt 1727-1733 and the tower few years later. There are still some medieval frescoes visible in arches.

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

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

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Liselotte Bodin (6 months ago)
Rofullt
Håkan Hansen (6 months ago)
Beautiful All Saints' Day, but why was the illuminated church not open at 5 p.m. Then went to Borgsmo which was open and even offered coffee !!
Christer Rydin (16 months ago)
Sweden in my opinion the finest church. Built from the beginning of the 12th century. And a huge organ.
Niklas Ljung (2 years ago)
Fine old church
Anette Zander (2 years ago)
Fantastic nice place. They have made several separate places for ash graves but still close to each other. The memorial grove is there as well. The stone there very worth seeing.
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