The church of Salem was built originally to the Romanescue style in the 1100s. There are some remains of fighting in the walls which refers the church has also had a defensive purpose. The porch was added in the 15th century and the church was mainly reconstructed in the 1600s.

The interior was restored in the 19th century. The font date from the 12th century and crucifix was made about one hundred years later.

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

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