Torpa church is one of the churches in Central Sweden that researches have dated as far back as the end of the 12th century. What makes this church remarkable is that it is one of the few churches that appears to have been signed by its founder. On the original reliefs on the southern doorway there is runic writing that reads Odulf gjorde kyrkan (Odulf built the church). The current chapel was originally a nave in the Roman church. The vault murals are from the 15th century and the christening font is from the 12th century. Guided tours can be arranged for groups. Please contact the parish registrar’s office.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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www.kungsor.se

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Kenneth Hansson (3 years ago)
Wonderful church wonderful paintings in the church
Kenneth Hansson (3 years ago)
Wonderful church wonderful paintings in the church
Fredrik (3 years ago)
Unfortunately closed mid-day on a Friday.
Fredrik (3 years ago)
Unfortunately closed mid-day on a Friday.
hallå hej (3 years ago)
Åt picadeli där med min mormor 10/10 Kyrkan var också fin
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