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Beaudtiful example of round church.

There are 4 round churches on Bornholm and our tour (from cruise ship MS Prinsendam) and we were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leakey, Texas
Very Interesting.

The church and history is very interesting. It is still in use so be respectful. The attendant on... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
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Gudhjemvej 28, Gudhjem, Bornholm 3760, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are 4 round churches on Bornholm and our tour (from cruise ship MS Prinsendam) and we were very pleased with this choice. The grounds are immaculate with ancient gravestones, shrubs and flowers. Inside the worship area dating back to 1150 has wooden seating with...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

The church and history is very interesting. It is still in use so be respectful. The attendant on duty the day we went was very nice. Go to the top.

Thank CherylD481
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This church dates back to 1150 and it is still functioning as a church. It among other has a freeze with medieval frescoes. You can also visit the (inside) top of the church. The church has many visitors, especially in high season, so try to...More

Thank Gunnar G
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We were here for a destination wedding and it was simply wonderful! The beautiful round white church with medieval decorations on the ceiling, the pump-pipe organ and the wooden balcony inside of this old church is amazing. For historic, religious or architectural reasons; visit this...More

Thank NewmansTravel
Reviewed 13 August 2018

There are four round churches on Bornholm, and if you want to see just one, I'd recommend Oesterlars. It is the most special, with its reinforced arches (only one is really an arch). The churchyard is a beauty, the interior is very typical and you...More

Thank Krugg31
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We went here today, and the church was really interesting. It is old, built about 900 years ago, as a combined church and defense structure with several thick circular walls. The roof was built in a very special way, be sure to climb the stairs...More

Thank Maria_oreberg
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit for its uniquenes! Round churches having had the function of fortifications deserve a visit. Pay notice to how the light is taken care of at the preachers' stand.

Thank M_Schollert
Reviewed 18 July 2018

For 20 DKK you get to see the no 1 round church, a type that has become a symbol of the island. It is very beautiful and there is a tricky stone stair in the wall to three top floors, one with a museum.

Thank Ugurd
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Østerlars Round Church is one of the core attractions on Bornholm, Denmark. Just north of the village of Østerlars, 5 kilometres south of Gudhjem. It is the largest and, possibly, the oldest of the island's four round churches. Built around 1160, it was dedicated to...More

Thank Boribana
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I would recommend to visit one of the four round churches at Bornholm, it is truly a remarkable sight. It is free to visit them from the outside but if you want to get inside it cost 20 kr. However be aware that if there...More

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Response from Valther T | Reviewed this property |
If you stay at Gudhjem (in my opinion the most charming town on the island) you can even hire a bike and bike to the round church. It's not far, and there is a special path for bikers. In fact, the island of Bornholm is... More