Aggersborg Church

Logstor, Denmark

The Vikings had a stronghold at Aggersborg surrounded by an enormous rampart. Towering to the north of the rampart there is a church of Aggersborg, probably erected during the 12th century. An interesting illuminated inscription of runes can be seen on the walls of the nave and the northern chancel wall. The altarpiece dates back to 1598, but it wasn't placed in Aggersborg until 1934. The previous altarpiece can be seen on the northern wall of the nave. It pictures the founding of The Lord's Supper. There used to be family burial places behind the beautiful lattice.

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Thorupvej 13, Logstor, Denmark
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Founded: c. 1100
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Tjerk Bos (9 months ago)
This is a very old church in a beautiful place. Florian, I and Marieke visited this church in August 2023 and loved it. The surroundings are also beautiful. We enjoyed being here.
Kenneth Kajberg (14 months ago)
Old and beautiful church. You can see runes engraved on the left side of the church.
Thomas Skjold (2 years ago)
Beautifully situated church close to Aggersborg Vikingeborg
Erling Højerslev (3 years ago)
Exciting runes in the nave and a stone outside shaped like a longhouse
Lonni Christensen (4 years ago)
Great church
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