Odden church dates from the 14th century and it was painted red in 1874. The crucifix in the belfry room is as old as the church. On the other side is a painting 'Christ in prayer in the garden of Getsemane' painted in Rome by a Ziegler a donated to the church in 1878. The pulpit is from 1821. The font contains of two parts. It is believed, that the one below is from the old chapel and was the holy water stoup. The chapel was excavated in 1953, and is believed to have been uses as long as to the reformation in 1536.

The wooden altarpiece dates from 1632. Epitaph on the wall is to a daughter of one of the priest, who died in childbirth in 1759. On the cemetery is a monument of 3 english pilots who fell down over Sejerø bay in 1944 and the monument of the 72 soldiers who died in the Odden navy battle against British fleet in 1808.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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