Bregninge Church

Ærøskøbing, Denmark

Bregninge Church was originally a Romanesque church from the 1200s with monumental Gothic arches built in the late 1400s. The impressive steeple of the tower (characteristic of eastern Slesvig) is covered with oak shingles. The frescoes from c. 1510 were uncovered 1915-22 and most recently restored in 1956. Outstanding triptych dates from the early 1500s. It was created by the famous master Claus Berg. The roof dates from late Middle Ages. The pulpit is in Renaissance style (1612). The northern entry to the churchyard is provided with a cattle grid.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Johnny Leth-Andersen (3 months ago)
Denmark's most beautiful village church.. Worth a visit..
Andrew Robinson (12 months ago)
A beautiful peaceful churchyard with amazing gardens for each gravestone.
Henrik Benjamin Torrier Choi Nielsen (15 months ago)
Fantastic village church with beautiful frescoes, impressive altarpiece and atypical tower. On Good Friday, the three-winged altarpiece is closed. It will be opened for the Easter service. Strong symbolism.
Angela C (2 years ago)
Lovely church, well kept and full of history. The grounds are so beautifully kept. What a special place.
Gert Olsen (4 years ago)
Impressive place
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