Glava Church is a lovely example of a church built in the baroque style. It was completed in 1735-1738. The interior is made particularly attractive by the high quality ceiling paintings, which were made by H.G. Schüffner. The church contains a couple of items of medieval inventory. The font was made in the Middle Ages. A fine image of the Virgin Mary dates from the thirteenth century. The village of Glava lies about thirty kilometres south of Arvika.


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Glava, Arvika, Sweden
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Founded: 1735-1738
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)


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Stephan Viehoff (18 months ago)
Jimmy Lindkvist (2 years ago)
Kyrkan ligger på ett fint ställe.
MR X-Rays (2 years ago)
Beautiful church inside and outside. Wearth seeing if you like old churches.
Carl-Gustaf Jansson (4 years ago)
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