The present building of Nysted Church dates back to c. 1300. Originally it consisted of a central nave with a three sided apse to the east. The impressive tower was built a century later. In 1643 a spire was added, and in 1935 this was covered by copper. The Raben-Levtzau family of Aalholm Castle had their own chapel built in 1782. According a rumour there is a secret underground passage from the castle to the church. It hasn't been however found. The church was thoroughly renovated in 1864.

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Founded: c. 1300
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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www.nysted.dk

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