Fejø Church oldest part was constructed in 1240, while the chancel, nave and church porch were added over the subsequent decades. In the Middle Ages the church was dedicated to St Nicholas, the patron saint of sailors. The church is situated right down by the water and originally served as a church for the surrounding islands, from where the congregation came to church by boat.

The church has a tiled pyramidical roof. The altarpiece dates back to the 17th century and is made by the same master as the pulpit and the epitaph on the previous vicars of the church. The Gothic limestone font was made in Gotland.

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Kirkevej 44, Fejø, Denmark
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Founded: 1240
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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søren vægter (10 months ago)
See also the church and to Fejø in general, so buy fruit - not least apples.
Tina Wesselhoff (12 months ago)
Very beautiful small historic church, with unique location right down to the water. There are tables and benches where you can sit and enjoy the beautiful view. Very very well maintained. ?.
Bent Hansen (13 months ago)
Nice church ancient history
jørgen Bager (16 months ago)
Here there is a service almost all Sundays at 10,30 am. If you want to see the church maybe you can find the gardener on the new churchyard. She is very helpfull The main churchyard is not around the church but a little away. the old churchyard around the church is not used anymore, because by high water the water comes in from sea.
Tim Visser (3 years ago)
Nice and quiet place.
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