Västra Vemmerlöv Church

Trelleborg, Sweden

Västra Vemmerlöv church was built in 1100s in a Romanesque style. In the 1850s the church experienced a remodeling by Carl Georg Brunius. The upper parts of the tower were changed and the vaults in the nave were demolished. Late medieval frescoes are preserved in the interior. The baptismal font is made of sandstone and has sculptured lions. It originates from the early Middle Ages.

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612, Trelleborg, Sweden
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Martin Yndell (7 months ago)
Very nice!
Cecilia V (16 months ago)
Wonderful little church! Beautiful, very nicely restored. Unusual paintings! Very nice service and very nice priest!
Ann-Margreth weiland (16 months ago)
Nice old cork
Leif Paulsson (2 years ago)
We often go here. Fine and unique ceiling paintings. Nice coffee nearby.
Karin Mattsson (2 years ago)
A lovely summer cafe - which you look forward to visiting every year, and gladly recommend
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