Sanne Church

Munkedal, Sweden

The current Sanne Church was built in 1845-1847 and is designed by Johan Fredrik Åbom. The altarpiece is painted in 1755 by Jonas Ahlstedt from Uddevalla. The font is medieval and pulpit from the 19th century.



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Founded: 1845-1847
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Union with Norway and Modernization (Sweden)


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Sandra Eliasson (3 years ago)
Very nice little church
Forastero (3 years ago)
Beautiful church that is incredibly nice. An oasis that gives peace of mind to the living and peace to those who are buried here.
Gun Ludvigsson (4 years ago)
Anders L (4 years ago)
Located very beautifully next to Sannesjön.
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