Vaksala Church

Uppsala, Sweden

The grey-stone church of Vaksala was built in the 12th century. Two chapels were added in the 15th century. The altar, biggest in the Uppland diocese, was made in Antwerpen around the year 1500. The pulpit was carved in 1795.

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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

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www.svenskakyrkan.se

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Negar Åslund (3 years ago)
Nice atmosphere, bid parking lot
Peter Ölund (3 years ago)
Mycket se värd kyrka
Vanja Lindberg (3 years ago)
Fridfullt och vackert
iiro s (3 years ago)
Beautiful place, feels like the edge of Uppsala
Kristofer Tidemar (5 years ago)
En av de finaste kyrkorna i Uppland. Gamla kalkstensmålningar från medeltiden. Mäktigt kyrktorn.
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