Engestofte Church

Maribo, Denmark

Engestofte Church was built around the year 1100. The whitewashed Gothic church was restored in 1856-57. Pews, organ case and pulpit in modern Gothic style are painted to look like oak, and the pulpit, decorated by Willie the carver - Copenhagen, furthermore with gilt. The altarpiece is a late Gothic cabinet with double side panels, certainly a work from Lübeck from about 1510. It is considered to be among the most beautiful and most valuable churches in Northern Europe.The memorial table to Monica Wichfeld, who died in a German prison on the 17th February 1945, is a sandstone table with bronze script set up in the porch.

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Søvej 4, Maribo, Denmark
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Founded: c. 1100
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Henrik Nielsen (5 years ago)
Nydeligt, lille, hyggeligt og nogenlunde velholdt.
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