Seljord Church

Seljord, Norway

Seljord church was built between 1150-1180 in early Romanesque style. It is dedicated to St. Olav and restored in 1971. The church has fine items, including the oldest altarpiece made after the Reformation. It is probably painted in Germany in 1588. The font is from the 1600s as well as mural paintings.



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Founded: 1150-1180
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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annette moen (3 years ago)
Very nice and good old church. Funny to see how it was built on the inside since it was so old. Very charming. Hope it stays in peace for many more years.
Øyvind Wæhle (3 years ago)
Fantastic beautiful old stone church in a nice landscape.
Carl Petter Opsahl (4 years ago)
Seljord Church first completed in 1180 and has not only a rich history, but also a rich mythology. It is located very beautifully on the outskirts of Seljord town center. It is also undoubtedly one of Norway's most beautiful churches. Magnus Brostrup Landstad was a priest here, and there is a large Landstad monument next to the church. The church has a distinctive altarpiece from 1588. The church is dedicated to Olav the Holy.
Hamoud Alhawiti (4 years ago)
bjørn edvardsen (5 years ago)
Et sted til ettertanke selv om man ikke nødvendigvis er kristen etter dagens "målestokk"
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