Tyresö Church

Tyresö, Sweden

Tyresö church has a brick exterior and built in a style of a mixture of gothic and renaissance with the tower facing west. It was built during 1638–1640 by riksdrots Gabriel Oxenstierna, who also built Tyresö castle. The church was inaugurated March 9, 1641 with Gabriel Oxenstierna's own burial.

In 1790 the tower and roof were destroyed by a fire, and due to financial difficulties the spire on the tower was not rebuilt, and a low pyramid formed roof was built there instead, which is there still today.

Tyresö church is one of the most popular churches in Sweden for weddings due to its idyllic placement on a hillock surrounded by meadows and lush trees, and the proximity to Tyresö castle and no modern buildings nearby.

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Kyrkvägen 1, Tyresö, Sweden
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Founded: 1638-1640
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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Anders Isberg (2 years ago)
Väldigt vacker kyrka med naturskön omgivning. Inte konstigt att det är Stockholms populäraste vigselkyrka
Joacim Dahlberg (2 years ago)
Underbar kyrka med mängder av historia
Sandor Ördög (3 years ago)
Fint belägen kyrka med bra akustik och präst med bra röst.
Erik Andersson (3 years ago)
Vi döpte våra pojkar i denna gamla vackra kyrka!
Carina Wittlock (3 years ago)
Anrik, vacker kyrka. Nära slott och havet. Busshållsplats. Serveringar o handelsträdgård i närheten.
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