Lannaskede Old Church

Vetlanda, Sweden

The old church of Lannaskede is one of Sweden's oldest Romanesque churches. It was built in 1150. Inside the church there is an organ that is the country's oldest working organ. Like other organs from the 16th and 17th centuries, it has a carillon. The mural paintings dating back to the 12th century are also well-preserved.

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877, Vetlanda, Sweden
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Founded: 1150
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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www.vetlanda.se

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4.7/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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romywebb se (15 months ago)
Lannaskede old Church is a very old small church building probably from the 1100s with a nice bell stack of wood. Impressive is the preserved framing of the ancient main entrance. The interior and all the amazing paintings are admirable. The cemetery feels comfortable with a soft grassy area without crunching potholes all around. The framing of the old stone wall feels lovely with the moss on. Nature has taken over. A small sitting group at the entrance and a park bench at the side invite you to a rest. On the other side of the road is a large parking lot.
Desiree Nilsson (2 years ago)
It is a very old and fine church.
Daniel Engström (2 years ago)
Turfa mera!
Mikael Hammarström (3 years ago)
A nice church.
Mikael Hammarström (3 years ago)
En fin kyrka.
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