Bodin Church

Bodø, Norway

Bodin Church was built around the year 1240 and was enlarged in 1785 with a transept. In 1894, the entire section of the medieval church was torn down and rebuilt in the same style. The church has a stone altar from the 1300s and some wooden sculptures from the late 1400s until the early 1500s. The church is characterized today by the interior from the 1600s and 1700s. The altarpiece is from 1670, the pulpit from the 1600s with paintings from 1754 by Gottfried Ezechiel. The chandeliers date from the 1760s. The church seats about 300 people.

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Gamle Riksvei 40, Bodø, Norway
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Founded: c. 1240
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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