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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Bimon Stenlund (2 years ago)
Tyresö's finest church
J “Mr Gnutt” Zander (2 years ago)
Beautiful church in scenic area, located on a hill…
Maria Haider (3 years ago)
I did not go inside. But I liked the surroundings. They have these gardens and places of reflection where you can read inscriptions related to God and life. You can do a small hike around the church and Tyresö slott (castle) which involves stopping at these places and think about life and God. I found the concept interesting.
Yann Caffa (3 years ago)
Here he come... The sun...
Alfons Hurtado (4 years ago)
Cute church close to Tyresö castle. Even thought the building from outside it’s not specially beautiful, once you get inside it has a very nice atmosphere and charm. The church grounds and it’s surrounding are very pleasant and if walking distance to the castle so it worth to visit if possible.
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