Herøy Church

Herøy, Norway

Herøy Church dates from the 12th century and represents the same Romanesque style as Dønnes and Alstahaug churches. It was probably built to the site of earlier pagan temple. The crucifix from the 1300s is today in Bergen Museum. The great chandelier dates from 1655. The altarpiece and pulpit were made in 1764.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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Anton Ericsson (2 months ago)
Myclet fin liten kyrka som är belägen i ett helt otroligt fint område. Fin akustik att lira kammarorkester i också!
Inger Lise Deila (15 months ago)
Very pretty and cozy. About 1000 years of history in the walls.
Morten Hagen (2 years ago)
Magnificent stone church with hyperactive priest.
Håkon Flatøy (2 years ago)
Beautiful church known for its good acoustics. The church is the only church in Nordland with apse, a semicircular area behind the altar. Modern lighting. Many great concerts are held here.
magne johansen (3 years ago)
A beautiful stone church, just to be visited
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