Gammelgarn Church

Katthammarsvik, Sweden

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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Nahoj Grebdron (2 years ago)
kastal always cheers you up, especially with a small historical tour of the tower. the church quite ok.
Patrik H (2 years ago)
Really cool to be able to go up for the 15 meter high tower.
Guten Gotland (2 years ago)
A fine church dating from the 14th century. Here you can settle down and enjoy the silence and the wonderful nature. If you are passing by, the church is worth a visit.
Engel Efeu (3 years ago)
Imposant und Kirche des Jahres 20216
Marion Kaletta (3 years ago)
Interesting to look at
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