Vasa Church

Gothenburg, Sweden

Opened in 1909, Vasa Church is a monumental building in the new romantic style with decorative detail in the Jugendstil. The church is built of granite from the nearby Bohus county and was designed by Yngve Rasmussen.

The interior is dominated by a huge mural painting in the chancel portraying the ascension of Christ. It was painted by Albert Eldh in the 1920s. The other end of the church is dominated by the original organ facade.

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Founded: 1909
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Modern and Nonaligned State (Sweden)

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Barbara Bobba (2 years ago)
One place where you can have Peace and comfort
Artjom Ka (3 years ago)
Interested and beautiful view
Nåmis Louisedotter (3 years ago)
Beautiful old church in the heart of Gothenburg. Going to mass here is only 8 people doing covid, but the church is open for visitors most of the day so you can visit it alone (Think about not going here with a group of people, with symptoms and please wear a mask). This means you can still enter and sit here in silence, praying or lighting a candle for someone. They have some old Christian icons around the church and it's beautifully painted in the front at the altar.
Only Aviation (4 years ago)
May Jesus bless you.
Philip John (5 years ago)
Worth a visit. Quite place for contemplation.
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