Fru Alstad Church

Trelleborg, Sweden

A Romanesque Fru Alstad church was built in the 12th century, and later it was rebuilt to a magnificent Gothic style temple. The church was originally a pilgrimage church and below the cemetery are still remains from a spring made for sacrifices. The baptismal font is made of sandstone and descends from the 1100s. The triumph crucifix and mural paintigs date from the 1400s, altar from 1689 and pulpit from 1730s.

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

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Eline Möller (14 months ago)
En väldigt fin kyrka i väldigt gemytlig miljö.
Sevärdheter Skåne (2 years ago)
Kyrkan kallas även ”Slättens Notre Dame” och byggdes på 1400-talet till Jungfru Marias ära. Även ordet fru i ortnamnet kan härledas till jungfru Maria som också kallades Vår Fru. Kyrkan är en vallfärdskyrka, och det finns en offerkälla. Om man offrade där under midsommarafton skulle man få bot från sjukdomar.Under 1100-talet byggdes föregångaren till kyrkan som låg på samma plats.
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