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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