Kvitsøy Church

Kvitsøy, Norway

In 1591 the population of Kvitsøy island had become large enough to fund the raising of a church, which was however not completed before 1620. It is still standing and the first new church in the county after the reformation. The church was restored and expanded in 1797 and 1841. The oldest item is a stone baptismal font from the 1100s. The pulpit, made by Lauritz Snekker, dates from 1620.



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Kvitsøy, Norway
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Founded: 1620
Category: Religious sites in Norway


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Małgorzata (5 months ago)
Piękny mały kościółek na malowniczej wyspie.
Nicolás García (8 months ago)
Det er en gammel nydelig kirke som er helt pusset. Den ligger på toppen på øya hvor man kan få se en fantastisk oversikt. Jeg anbefaler å besøke den. Kanskje har du flaks og kan få gå inn og se den. Es una preciosa iglesia antigua, muy bien restaurada y cuidada, situada en un de las zonas altas de la isla de Kvitsøy desde donde hay unas vistas muy bonitas de los alrededores. Es muy recomendable visitarla y con suerte a veces se puede visitar su interior.
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