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Skara Domkyrka

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Stunning Historical Cathedral

We stopped in Skara, at the Cathedral, as one of the stops during the SaxenTours Swedish Genealogy... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Ronald D
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Beautiful stained glass.

So many of the churches in Europe were affected by WWII. This cathedral dates back to 1000's and... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Chuck E
Addison, Illinois
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31 Aug 2018
“Stunning Historical Cathedral”
19 Sep 2017
“Beautiful stained glass.”
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Sodra Kyrkogatan 1, Skara 532 22, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

We stopped in Skara, at the Cathedral, as one of the stops during the SaxenTours Swedish Genealogy and Cultural Tour in June 2018. If I remember the first Bishop arrived around 1011, and the original wooden church was started about 1014. The architecture is stunning....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 19 September 2017

So many of the churches in Europe were affected by WWII. This cathedral dates back to 1000's and is very well preserved. This has some of the best stained glass windows I have ever seen.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is one of a kind church in Sweden. I will put up some photos later and they will speak for themselves . This church has two towers and I think only that Uppsala has it also in Sweden. This church has long history and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Skara and really enjoyed this small swedish town. The cathedral is impressive. Its size reflects the importance the bishopry used to have I'm western Sweden. The building is extremely well preserved and present different styles, from very early Roman style to Gothic....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Well renovated historical Dome of Skara. The history of this Dome goes back to the 10th century and was a the first and therefore important place for the Catholic Church in Sweden.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Really nice church, if you stay in Skara it's well worth a visit. Some fine artifacts on display and nice statues and sarcofags aswell.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

This is a beautiful church and the two towers looks very majestic. You can clearly see that the church is old but that is also what gives the charm. It's simply impressive to look at.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Joky80
Reviewed 5 August 2014

An impressive church. The church is actually a cathedral. The church is in Skara city and is worth visiting at the same time as you take a walk in the city. The church is very old dating back to around the 1000's and has been...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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