Uddevalla Church

Uddevalla, Sweden

The Neoclassical Uddevalla Church was built in 1810-1814. The architect was Gustaf af Sillén. It replaced a 17th century stone church on the same site that was largely destroyed by the great fire in the city a few years earlier. The altarpiece is a painting by Frederic Westin.

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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Founded: 1810-1814
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Union with Norway and Modernization (Sweden)

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Håkan Gniste (4 years ago)
Uddevalla's cathedral in the middle of town among the people.
Janeke Irgens (5 years ago)
They had an evening around suicide prevention in collaboration with other actors. Very good that the church is getting hold of such things!
Faber Fyr (5 years ago)
Church as church
Lisbeth Hamilton (5 years ago)
Pleasantly surprised so beautiful church and chapel lay in a beautiful valley
mohannad nader (5 years ago)
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