Haslum Church

Bærum, Norway

Haslum church was built in c. 1190 in Romanesque style. It is possible that it was built by Cistercian monks who also built Halvard Cathedral in Oslo. The original long nave was altered to cross shape in the 1200s. In 1300 there were 12 altars in the church. Haslum church was reconstructed in 1853 and restored to the medieval appearance in 1924.

The wooden statues of the Virgin Mary and the Bishop are copies of medieval originals that have been moved to the Antiquities Collection at the University of Oslo. The Renaissance altarpiece (1631) and pulpit (1590-1642), as well as the baroque baptismal font (1736) are worth of seeing. The paintings on the ceiling were executed by Axel Revold in 1920.

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Kirkeveien 143, Bærum, Norway
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Founded: 1190
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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Jan H. Martin (2 years ago)
Fantastisk stemning 23 desember 2018
Trond Rusten (2 years ago)
Dette er en fin kirke .
Wencke Haug (2 years ago)
Vakreste kirken
Even Bugge-Asperheim (2 years ago)
Veldig fin kirke med stor kirkegård
Frank Roland (4 years ago)
Nice historic church!
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