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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En flot kirke som ligger som en perle helt ud til Smålandsfarvandet på den dejlige ø Fejø
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