Sauherad Church

Sauherad, Norway

Sauherad Church is a stone long church built in Romanesque style in the 12th century. The church is known for a fresco in the chancel which was uncovered during restoration in 1953. The fresco, known as 'The Thousand Demons', depicts a myriad of fantastic devil faces.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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Mariann Moen Ekmark (3 years ago)
My childhood church, beautiful and very old.
Øyvind Wæhle (4 years ago)
A good place to be.
Anita Sandven Wæhle (4 years ago)
Great church from the 12th century.
Ragnar Tollefsen (4 years ago)
Among fine fields and apple trees, this fine medieval church appears. Built in the 12th century. The church was extended in 1781 and in 1848. Restorations have been made, including iron girders to keep the stones in place. The church also has a number of devil paintings that were uncovered during a restoration. It's really worth a visit.
Emil Havstein (5 years ago)
quite nice and old church
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