The oldest part of the church is the tower, dating from the middle of the 13th century. The nave is from the beginning of the 14th century, while the choir dates from the middle of the same century. There was an earlier church on the same spot, elements of which have been incorporated as building material in the presently visible church. The church is richly decorated inside with frescos dating from the Middle Ages. They depict different Christian motifs. Of the church fittings, the baptismal font (second half of 12th century) and triumphal cross (middle of the 13th century) are both medieval.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Tony Forsell (11 months ago)
Beautiful inside
Rolf Löthman (12 months ago)
Quiet corner with a nice new pub nearby.
Marie Solnevik (12 months ago)
A church with much preserved from times gone by
Björn Skoglund (13 months ago)
Very magnificent and at the same time cozy church. Feels completely magical with baptismal fonts from the 12th century. Then how they managed to build these medieval churches is a mystery.
Taxi Söder (17 months ago)
A church on Gotland is the same as peace.
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