The chancel and middle nave of the Gammelgarn Church were built in the early 1300s. The fortified tower date from the previous church built in the 1200s. The southern portal is beautifully decorated with mural paintings, made probably by master Fabulator. A pulpit was probably carved by the carpenter master Jochim Sterling from Visby in the 17th century.

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

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Engel Efeu (3 months ago)
Imposant und Kirche des Jahres 20216
Marion Kaletta (4 months ago)
Interesting to look at
Nils Böttcher (4 months ago)
Hübsche Kirche mit alten Malereien aus dem Mittelalter.
Bo Norrby (14 months ago)
A church full of nice spiritual atmosphere where it is easy to keep a proper distance.
Ingvar Krafft (23 months ago)
Worth a visit. Lovely environment both inside and out. Easy to park.
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