Selsø Church was originally a small round church built in c. 1150. The two bells were probably casted in 1300 and 1467. The church has some wonderful mural paintings.


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Selsøvej 28, Skibby, Denmark
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Founded: c. 1150
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)


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maybritt lilja (8 months ago)
It's a nice place ?
Katrine K (9 months ago)
Great view. Nice church and worth a whole excursion.
kim jeppesen (10 months ago)
Beautiful area with both lake castle and church
Tom Virfild Pedersen (14 months ago)
Get by by bike -There was both fresh water for the can and toilet??
Humphy Hanes (17 months ago)
Beautiful magnificent church - with a history it conceals eminently well. It can easily be told here - but so much space is needed under G. us. Maybe! But visit the place - preferably by bicycle, the place is fed by a traffic that on the go does not even detect signage at a lower speed. It is not only due to the grave peace, the church - but not least the habitat with a myriad of birds on nests with newborn heirs. Otherwise - just keep the speed - preferably at 40 km / h. There are cats, hares and pheasants who also use the road. :-)
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