Våle church was built around the year 1190 probably by the craftsmen from Denmark and Germany. It represents the Romanesque style with round arches in windows and portals. The two major restorations were made in 1683 and 1747. The baptismal font is made of Gotland limestone in Middle Ages. The altarpiece dates from 1650.



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Gjelstadveien 1, Våle, Norway
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Founded: 1190
Category: Religious sites in Norway


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Jørgen Reiten (5 months ago)
I only come here when I have to. The church and everything around is nice, and of course this time it was an extra long service.. Could have made it shorter and easier. And not for complaining even more, but "begging" or offerings as you call it, makes you even less inclined to come here.
Eva Lone Richman (3 years ago)
My grandfather is buried there.
Mila-Elisabeth Krogsether (3 years ago)
Easily accessible parking. And think the cemetery workers are doing a good job. Besides, I was born and raised in Våle municipality (which was called before). Våle church is "my" church ❤
Firas (3 years ago)
small & cosy church
Robert Janitz (3 years ago)
Large and beautiful church built about years. 1190.
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