Ringkøbing Church

Ringkøbing, Denmark

Ringkøbing Church was built in the early 15th century, and its tower, which is wider on top than on the bottom, was erected ca. 1550. The church houses two organs: the oldest in the west pulpit was built by Demant & Son in 1861 with a baroque facade from 1633. The other from 1974 is by Frobenius & Sons. As the result of a restoration in 1995-1996, the church has a number of modern features, including an altarpiece by Arne Haugen Sørensenand a glass baptismal font.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Denmark)

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Ingrid Evers (2 years ago)
Dejlig sted
Per Vogelius (2 years ago)
Stemningsfuld kirke.
Jan Sognnes Rasmussen (2 years ago)
En flot og spændende kirke, som ligger bag det gamle amtsrådhus, tæt ved torvet. Dens ældste del, hovedskibet, blev bygget i første halvdel af 1400-tallet. Samtidig påbegyndte man opførsel af tårnet, som dog først blev fuldført 1525-50. Tårnet er karakteristisk derved at det er bredere foroven end forneden. I 1592-93 blev kirken udvidet med en korsarm. Der er en fantastisk akustik i kirken, hvilket man hører, når de smukke toner lyder fra orglet, der står i den sydlige korsarm, som blev bygget ved den store restaurering i 1934-35
J. Kahmen (2 years ago)
Schöne Kirche mit einer klangvollen Orgel. Wir haben uns die Kirche angesehen und der Organist übte ein paar Musikstücke. Besonders schön sind das Taufbecken und die Holzarbeiten.
Jörg Bremer (2 years ago)
Das rote Backsteingebäude stammt aus den frühen 1400er Jahren. Der Turm entstand erst 1550. Bis 1807 gab es einen Friedhof um die Kirche herum.
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