Marstal Church

Marstal, Denmark

Marstal Church was built in 1738 and extended in 1772. Seven votive ships indicate the growth of shipping in the town from the 18th to the 20th century. The font dates from the Middle Ages. Carl Rasmussen, a maritime artist who usually specialized in the motifs of Greenland, painted the 1881 altarpiece, depicting Christ stilling a storm. In the old churchyard are memorials and tombstones honoring the sailors of Marstal who died at sea during two world wars.

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Founded: 1738
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: Absolutism (Denmark)

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Vivi Frederiksen (2 years ago)
A beautiful church.
Jan Outzen (2 years ago)
Beautiful church, we were two buses from Munkebjerg church Odense, in to see the church, Jonas, priest from Odense, gave a sermon, and a local talk about the history of the church.
Poul Christensen (2 years ago)
It was a very nice varied concert with very talented participants Poul Christensen
Kirsten Boutrup (3 years ago)
A quiet place you should come a little more when you have time.
Per T (3 years ago)
Beautiful sailor church
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