St. Olaf's Church

Sankt Olof, Sweden

The church of St. Olaf was built in the 1200s, but it was enlarged in 1400s. The major restoration was made in 1870s by Helgo Zettervall. The church and the locality is named after the Norwegian Saint Olaf due there is a so-called St. Olaf's Well near the church. It was a famous pilgrimage site in past centuries.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Elisabet Blomdahl (3 months ago)
Interesting exterior architecture. Near St. Olof's spring.
Joakim Sandström (5 months ago)
Lovely church and received a nice reception after my pilgrimage
Andreas Björklind (6 months ago)
Very beautiful church that I got to experience thanks to the wedding of an even more beautiful bride and groom!
Emilia Wadenbäck (Emilia W) (7 months ago)
Church of historical value and part of the pilgrimage path. Open 12-16 every day. Walk around and admire the architecture and the beautiful ceilings. For those who want to take a mini-hike, St. Olofs fountain and the Virgin fountain nearby, about 300 and 1300 meters respectively. Toilets are available at the church.
Evert Stridsberg (2 years ago)
Fantastisk vacker kyrka med en mycket välkött kyrkogård
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