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Address: Stortorget, Ystad, Sweden

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Beautiful church

This Danish church from the 13th century is one of the landmarks in Ystad. Very well preserved, and often, music is played inside.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
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Boliden, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This Danish church from the 13th century is one of the landmarks in Ystad. Very well preserved, and often, music is played inside.

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Skivarp, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a place You should visit when You are in Ystad. Like many of the old churches in southern sweden it was built as a catholic church during the Danish time.Much of the interior is gone but it is just a beautiful calm place full of harmony. There are also quite often music. Take some time to leave the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Still look decent after all the changes and damages taken during centuries. Started as A Romanesque church in 13th century, then turned into Gothic, then rebuilt and a new Baroque was added. So...we dont know what it is, it looks odd but nice. The old city around is what brings flavor to it. Ystad old town is great. The church... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have to visit this church every time I visit Ystard, it has a wonderful feel, and I think quite unusual

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Lund, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

It was raining the morning we were in Ystad visiting the sites from the Wallander novels. We popped into the church to dry off and read our tourist info. Enjoyed the church, being dry and a moment of quiet.

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Funchal, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Santa Maria church is 750 years old. You can see wunderful pictures and old wooden chairs. The church is situated in the center of the town, near the big square. If you come to Ystad you must visit it.

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Chengdu, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Visit the museum and the church. You may also see the great rose garden outside for free and the herbs garden. This is a nice quiet part of Ystad to enjoy.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

I stopped by in winter and it was cosy and warm, the atmosphere is lovely and the interior is lovely. My main desire to see it is to hear the night watchman at 2115-0100 every 15 minutes blow his horn to alert the city to its safety. This happens all year round!

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014

If you are in Ystad and have an hour or two I highly recommend a stroll through this cosy town and a visit to it historical church. It's really interesting, medieval church.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

As per headings of several recent reviews, its a church that's 'worth a visit'. There are a number of interesting paintings, frescoes, and other artefacts.

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