Ringsebølle Church

Rødby, Denmark

Ringsebølle Church is a small church built in c. 1220. According a legend it was built by Irish monks. The Gothic choir and porch were added later. The church was originally placed on an island, whereby the church´s yard is octagonal shaped. Over the door there is a stone with a motif of a rider who was hunting a pagan and a bear on the run. The altar and pulpit date from 1870.

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

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Jan Sognnes Rasmussen (3 years ago)
En smuk landsbykirke med en interessant historie om irske munke som i slutningen af 1100-tallet kom sejlende på den hedengangne Rødby Fjord og byggede kirken på en ø i fjorden.
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