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It's really nice to walk around the church and feel the history radiate from the building. Looking... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Niklas K
Helsingborg, Sweden
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Sweden holiday 2017

We visited this church while doing a city walk. It's a very rich decorated church. Most of the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
H.M. V
Tiel, The Netherlands
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Stortorget, Ystad, Sweden
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

It's really nice to walk around the church and feel the history radiate from the building. Looking at the "grafitti" from the 17th century gives a friendly feeling that people back then were not so different from us.

Thank Niklas K
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this church while doing a city walk. It's a very rich decorated church. Most of the churches are closed, this one was opend. I did'nt had a camera, it was in the car because I did'nt realised it was open.

Thank H.M. V
Reviewed 20 March 2017

On our last day of our business trip to Ystad we had some time left and we popped into the church. At first we did not know if it was open as the doors were closed. But soon someone invited us and said we can...More

Thank Philip N
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.

Thank Ana L
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...More

Thank Lars B
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...More

2  Thank aquauomo
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

Thank scarlet15
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.

Thank kacytjobb
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.

Thank Globetrott50
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.

Thank AnotherKlaus
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