Herritslev Church

Nysted, Denmark

Herritslev church was built around 1220 under the rule of Valdemar II of Denmark. The tower and vaults were added 150-200 years later in Gothic style. The pulpit, made in Dutch Renaissance style, dates from 1610. There are some frescoes in the vaults from the 13th century. In the cemetery on churchyard is a notable medieval stone wall.

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Founded: c. 1220
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Mariusz Lampart (41 days ago)
Nice here :)
Jan Sognnes Rasmussen (5 months ago)
A beautiful and cozy redwashed village church, which was built in Valdemar Sejr's time.
Finn Lyngesen (3 years ago)
Beautiful village church in beautiful color and idyllic surroundings.
John Jensen (3 years ago)
Beautiful little village church
Carsten Vendelbo Johansen (4 years ago)
Beautiful surroundings
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