Ärentuna Church

Storvreta, Sweden

The grey-stone church of Ärentuna was built around the year 1300. It was probably inaugurated in 1302, when archbishop Nils Allesson visited in Ärentuna parish. The original barrel vault of wood was replaced by brick-made cross-vaults before the church's reopening in 1435. The well-preserved mural paintings, made by unknown “Ärentuna master” date also from 1440-1450s. The bell-tower was reconstructed in 1772.

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Founded: ca. 1300
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Petri Leierdahl (6 months ago)
An incredibly beautiful church.
Mats Hvarfner (2 years ago)
Peaceful place to enjoy!
Mats Hvarfner (2 years ago)
Peaceful place to enjoy!
Lajos J. Hajdu (2 years ago)
Beautiful medieval church organizing concert at Midsummer. This year (2019) the songs and narratives dealing with the evolution of womans right for voting in Sweden. Sad story as everywhere in the world. Uniq, high quality performance. The wall paintings are magnificent.
Lajos J. Hajdu (2 years ago)
Beautiful medieval church organizing concert at Midsummer. This year (2019) the songs and narratives dealing with the evolution of womans right for voting in Sweden. Sad story as everywhere in the world. Uniq, high quality performance. The wall paintings are magnificent.
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