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Great looking church

While in Sigtuna we visited this great old church that has seen a lot of history go past and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
roy v
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Traralgon, Australia
The Runstones walk!

There is a unique activity in SigTuna - the search for viking runstones which are scattered around... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Shahar L
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Herzliya, Israel
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Olofsgatan 4, Sigtuna, Sigtuna Municipality 193 30, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Sigtuna we visited this great old church that has seen a lot of history go past and through it’s doors. Apparently it is the oldest building in town still in use , over 700years old. It sure makes a statement being quite big...More

Thank roy v
Reviewed September 1, 2018

There is a unique activity in SigTuna - the search for viking runstones which are scattered around the city and you can attempt to find them on your own (or with a guide) - there are several (3 i think) around the mariakyrkan - but...More

Thank Shahar L
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This church gives a state of the town and the history of the times. Beautiful stained glass window and lights in church . Lots of history

Thank _jennys3489
Reviewed August 8, 2018

A charming place; we went to a service (taken by the former Archbishop of Uppsala, who lives locally). Sitting next to a very fine lady soprano helped with the hymns. There is a modern church hall in the grounds which serves refreshments.

Thank WrinkledWeasel
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This church is simply stunning. It’s at the heart of Sigtuna. History is long and the grounds are beautifully kept. Simply a lovely church with several beautiful concerts and masses during the year.

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Mariakyrkan/Church of St. Mary was built mid 1230’s and was completed around 1255. Built by the Dominican friars, they even made the bricks themselves in a furnace north of the church. This was the first time bricks were used, rather than stone in the Mälardalen...More

Thank KTGP
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Sigtuna might be a good visit away from Stockholm city. Its easy to reach and you probably need 2 hours to walk around the entire place. Don't miss this lovely church in what is considered Sweden's oldest city. There are cafes, boutique shops and a...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

A lovely piece of history from the thirteenth century for people who are interested in architecture. This is one of the few Catholic churches left standing after the religious referendum took place in Sweden. It is worth a quick peek if you are visiting Sigtuna,...More

Thank Nicodancetravel
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

This is the Lutheran church that is currently in use today. The building dates back to 1255 with much of the original building still intact. It is quite nice inside with some great painted ceilings that must be quite old.

Thank Wandering963
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Being built in the mid-13th century, this church is one of the oldest brick buildings in the Lake Mälaren valley. Go inside for a few moments as it is as beautiful in the inside as it is on the outside.

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