Våmb Church

Skövde, Sweden

Våmb Church was built during the first half of 12th century except the tower, which was added some decades later. According to legend, the church is built by St. Helena of Skövde at her farm in Våmb. It was also largely built because of generous donations from her.

The major restoration was made in the late 1800s and between 1944-1945. The interior is well-preserved and consists of several medieval sculptures and reliefs.



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Kyrkbacken 6, Skövde, Sweden
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)


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User Reviews

Belani Wanniarachchi (Bela) (2 years ago)
The church is closed though its a weekday. Surrounding is picture perfect. Its better if we could see the interior too.
Jonas Ekdahl (2 years ago)
Small, old and very nice. Also beautiful cemetery.
Anders Svensson (3 years ago)
This is a very tiny and charming church which unfortunately is locked most of times (I guess that is needed to avoid thefts). According to the local priest the church can only accomodate maximum 52 people (non Covid 19 times) because of its small size.
Petar Juric (3 years ago)
Very beautiful church from the 12th century, definitely worth a visit if you are in the Skövde area. Unfortunately I could not visit the inside during my visit.
Kris Krisowski (3 years ago)
It's a shame it's closed
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