Venø Church's age is difficult to date but it was probably built around the time of the Reformation (1536), making it the oldest building on the island. According to tradition, it is the smallest church in Denmark measuring only 9.8 by 4.2 meters. The low ceiling and the limited seating capacity (only about 50 places) reinforce this impression. The church is built of fieldstone while brick has been used for the corners and later extensions. There is no tower as the church bell is inside the gable at the west end of the church.

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Klitten 1B, Struer, Denmark
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Founded: c. 1536
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: Early Modern Denmark (Denmark)

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Lene Trans Jensen (9 months ago)
Beautiful little church
Jytte-Hanne Andersen (10 months ago)
Denmark's smallest church, simple and beautiful
Jytte Søndergaard (11 months ago)
Beautiful church
Andy Müller (11 months ago)
Just a nice place to switch off and get closer to God. In addition, he is in a dreamlike environment
Anker Skriver (11 months ago)
One of Denmark's smallest churches, but worth a visit when you are on Venø
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