Sofia Magdalena Church

Askersund, Sweden

Sofia Magdalena Church was built in 1780 to replace the previous one destroyed by fire in 1776. The design was made by Carl Fredrik Adelcrantz and the construction was donated by several individuals in Stockholm and Gothenburg. The altarpiece was painted by J. Z. Blackstadius in 1868.

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

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Address

Skolgatan, Askersund, Sweden
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Details

Founded: 1780
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Sweden)

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4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Thore Persson (5 years ago)
Beautiful church. Weekly Wednesdays.
Leif Gustavsson (6 years ago)
Cozy church
Thomas Wihrén (7 years ago)
Fine
Mats Bergman (7 years ago)
Often used for concerts in addition to worship services. Here is Randi Fischer's famous choral mat with both Christian and Islamic motifs. Absolutely unique.
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