Sollentuna Church

Sollentuna, Sweden

Sollentuna Church originates from the late 1100s but it has been restored and enlarged several times. The current appearance dates from the 1600s. In 1560 remnants of Gustav Vasa and his two wives were held in Sollentuna church on the way to funeral in Uppsala Cathedral.

The interior is decorated with murals by famous Albertus Pictor school in the late 1400s. The thurible dates from the 1200s and font was made in Gotland around 1300. The pulpit stucture dates from 1627.

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

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Ira Mogilevsky (21 months ago)
Nice old small church with good music activities
Kerstin Blad (2 years ago)
Kyrkan var öppen. Jubel.
Alexander Wikström (2 years ago)
Trevligt
Magnus Hellqvist (2 years ago)
Tack för möjlighet till andakt på lunchrast.
Jim Silverberg (2 years ago)
En vacker 1100-tals kyrka. Kyrkan har vid flertalet tillfällen blivit tillbyggd och renoverad. 1100-talskyrkan var av halva den nuvarande kyrkans storlek. Slutet av 1200-talet förlängdes kyrkan och uppgraderades med ett nytt kor av samma bredd som långhuset, men lägre. Samtidigt byggdes sakristian. Under första delen av 1300-talet försågs kyrkorummets innertak med tegelvalv och vapenhuset tillkom eventuellt då.
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