Rya Church Ruins

Örkelljunga, Sweden

The first Rya church was completed in the late 1100s. It might by built by monks from the Herrevad Abbey. Today impressive ruins of this church remain. The new brick-church was inaugurated in 1875. The original font (1100s) has been brought from the old church.



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


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J B (11 months ago)
This is such a cool place and has amazing history that dates to the 1200. There is a small museum 800 meters from the ruins.
crampon pascal (12 months ago)
Impressive place, well located, shame it's only described in swedish
Bill Granger (2 years ago)
Beautiful ruin next to a historic farm for the region. Also located next to a golf course , the ruin has centuries of history and an intact graveyard with headstones. Worth a visit
Elisabeth Andersson (3 years ago)
Urban Nilsson (4 years ago)
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