St. Gertrud's Chapel Ruins

Visby, Sweden

The chapel was built in 1460-1470s and sanctified to St. Gertrude of Nivelles (her picture is carved to the tympanum of chapel). There are also frescoes of Ivar Axelsson Tott and his wife Magdalena. The chapel was part of the St. Jacob’s monastery and destroyed by Lübeck army (as well as many other churches) in 1525.

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Founded: 1460-1470s
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Sweden)

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