Odensala Church

Sigtuna, Sweden

The church of Odensala was built in the late 1100s. The sacristy and tower were added later. The brick-made portal dates from the late 1200s. The arches were added in 1300s. Odensala church is famous for its colorful and expressive lime paintings from the 1500's by Albertus Pictor or his workshop. The altarpiece was made in 1514, but is today in museum. The pulpit is a gift from Count Karl Gyllenstierna (1714).

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

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