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The 5 most interesting churches in Odense

Photo: Johan Joensen

Odense has many beautiful churches, do not miss Odense Cathedral with its dramatic history, Sct. Hans' Church with the outside pulpit, Bellinge Church with the restored frescoes or the very modern Tornbjerg Church with its altarpiece by Tróndur Patursson.

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Odense Cathedral - St. Canute's Church
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Odense Cathedral - St. Canute's Church

The Cathedral, St. Knuds, was built in the 1300s. It is a Gothic cathedral with a bright, high nave. Many consider this to be the finest Gothic building in Denmark.

It is named after the king Canute th...

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Sct. Hans Church
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Sct. Hans Church

Sct. Hans Church is a Knights Hospitaller monastery church in red stone in the middle of Odense center, close to Kongens Have and Odense Castle. When the church was built, it was located in the northe...

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Tornbjerg Church
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Tornbjerg Church

The church, designed by architects Johan Fogh and Per Følner, was built in 1994. The church's expression is very modern but takes its cue from the medieval church, both in the positioning of the build...

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Bellinge Church - fresco paintings
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Bellinge Church - fresco paintings

Bellinge Church is built in the late Gothic style with a nave and a narrower choir.
It was built around 1300.

Bellinge church is particularly known for its fine and very unusual murals dating back app. ...

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Dalum Church - medieval church
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Dalum Church - medieval church

For 800 years Dalum Abbey Church with its red walls has been situated at the banks of Odense Å.

At the end of the 11th century the Benedictine Nuns moved from the convent on Nonnebakken in Central Ode...

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