Näs church was built in the middle of the 13th century, and remains today largely unchanged. The interior was changed during a renovation made in 1910, and according to tradition the tower was originally higher. However, few of the original furnishings have survived.

The altarpiece dates from 1692, and made in Burgsvik, while the pulpit is from the middle of the 18th century. The triumphal cross is a copy of a medieval crucifix, but a few fragments of an original triumphal cross survive in the Gotland Museum in Visby. In the sacristy, fragments of a medieval tombstone are also stored; the fragmentary picture on the tombstone may possible depict a bishop.

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Näs Skolan 144, Näs, Sweden
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Ylva Engström (3 years ago)
Beautiful old church to large parts built over 700 years ago (late 13th century). The perspective is deceiving. What did life look like here?
Tomas Törnquist (3 years ago)
Fantastic environment
marianne axelsson (3 years ago)
Very beautiful church! We got to experience two who sang so beautifully in the church.
Kristofer Gustafsson (3 years ago)
Lovely church.
Kristofer Ritzman (3 years ago)
Lovely church.
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