Rättvik Church

Rättvik, Sweden

Rättvik Church dates from c. 1300. It has been enlarged several times and its present shape is from 1793. The church contains some fascinating old inventory like a triumphal crucifix believed to have been made in Germany in the 14th century. There are also medieval frescoes depicting St. Olav and St. Stephen. The altarpiece depicting the Resurrection of Christ was made in the 17th century as well as the pulpit.

Around the church are 87 church stables, some are from the end of the 15th century. The stables were used to house the horses of parishioners while they attended services at the church.

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Kyrkvägen, Rättvik, Sweden
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Details

Founded: c. 1300
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Serge Kovacs (10 months ago)
Beautiful area with wooden houses and great view on the lake. The church itself fits perfectly in the scenery
Lavande Rose (2 years ago)
Such a beautiful place...
David Carpenter (3 years ago)
Lovely. A must visit if you ar in Rättvik.
Daniel Jansson (4 years ago)
Rättvik's church is so beautifully situated on Siljan's beach. Peaceful and harmonious environment.
Kristoffer Dahlqvist (4 years ago)
Church hosts in costume and with the current hymn completely analogous to the front of the church.
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