The oldest part of the Ösmo Church was constructed in the latter part of the 12th century. The church was modernized in the 14th century, when the old chancel was demolished and replaced by one which was both taller and wider. The church largely gained its present appearance during the 15th century.

The interior of the church is decorated with frescoes added just after the middle of the 15th century. It is said that they were painted by Albertus Pictor, the most famous church artists of the medieval period. The church also contains a large number of coats of arms used in processions, and a triumphal crucifix.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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