Femø Church

Maribo, Denmark

Femø Church was built around 1500. It was consecrated for Sankt Nikolaus, the patron saint of mariners. The remarkable crucifix has been made in c. 1300. It was placed in the church in 1939. The former altarpiece is standing in the steeple room. The font is a piece of Gothic limestone creation with tip curved sepals, which are fetched from Gotland. There are a birth basin made of brass in the year of 1859 and a birth pitcher made of tin, which was purchased in the year of 1862. The pulpit is made in the Renaissance style from about the year of 1580. It is placed on a twisted column. In the fillings there are different kinds of leaf ornaments and figures.



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Kirke Alle 5, Maribo, Denmark
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Founded: c. 1500
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Denmark)

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Tage Jensen (3 years ago)
Beautiful old Church both outside and inside
Jens Aaberg (3 years ago)
Beautiful, atmospheric medieval church
Søren Olesen (3 years ago)
Nice little church
Saxjensen Dk (4 years ago)
Worth a visit .. nice cemetery, small church with nice furniture. Note the beautiful frescoes ..
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