The chancel and apsis of Öja Church were built in the early 13th century. The high tower, used as a landmark for seafarers, was completed in the middle 1300’s by building master Egypticus. The mural paintings, made in different centuries, are worth seeing. The most beautiful artefact in the church is a cross made around 1275.

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

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504 Öja, Gotland, Sweden
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Sten Andersson (4 years ago)
Vacker kyrka
Jonathan Richardson (4 years ago)
Wonderful .....
Jelena Bojarova (4 years ago)
A touch of alive history
Peter Parke (5 years ago)
Eine der schönsten Landkirchen Gotlands
Lyam Dolk (5 years ago)
Stenkyrka ;)
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