Räpplinge church was originally built in the middle of the 12th century, but rebuilt and widened as late as 1802. The votive ship in Räpplinge church is the most authentic in the churches of Öland. It date back to the middle of the 17th century and surprisingly well preserved even though it has demonstrably been in the church since 1692. The model is of a three-masted naval ship with 42 cannons on the gun deck. It is without sail, but has all the contemporary sculptural adornments. The altarpiece and pulpit were made by Jonas Berggren.

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Founded: ca. 1150
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Mats Engström (4 years ago)
Är ju lite kunglig glans över kyrkan, ska finnas kungliga stolar där, stor och fin kyrka!
Gull-Marie Hedkvist (4 years ago)
Liten vacker kyrka, ligger relativt centralt på ön. Välskött och används också till diverse musikunderhållning. Kungastolarna samt att det är kronprinsessan Victorias konfirmationskyrka gör byggnaden än mer sevärd.
Viktor Öller (4 years ago)
Riktigt fin och välskött kyrka med ett par kungastolar vid altaret då kronprinsessan Viktorias konfirmerades här.
Thiih Ihii (4 years ago)
Bara fint
J Jacob Wikner (5 years ago)
Nice church. The castles, Solliden and Borgholm's Castle, belonged to Räpplinge and therefore one can for example see the royal chairs which the King and Queen use when they are visiting the church.
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