Leikanger Church

Leikanger, Norway

Leikanger Church was originally built of stone in ca. 1250. Two towers and the porch were added in the 1600s. In 1872 the interior was replaced almost completely, the porch was demolished and tower replaced with a new one. The pulpit and altar date from the early 1600s.



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Founded: 1250
Category: Religious sites in Norway


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Sicco Steendam (12 months ago)
Great altar
Rolf Sabo (3 years ago)
A number of changes have been made since I was there 6 years ago, but a great church
rolfarne evensen (4 years ago)
Great medieval church. Here you can see a copy of the crucifix from the former stave church in Feios
Jon Amundsen (5 years ago)
Terje Navasete (5 years ago)
Then it is difficult and find the dig you are looking for. Should have a blackboard with where it is. Two places with graves.i up and not down.
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