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Washington Island Stavkirke

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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A must-see!

Wonderful folks walking through and beautiful backstory. Travelers from all over the world. Such a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota

This place has a unique aura about it that borders on the eerie. The best way to describe it is... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
cincinnati, ohio
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1763 Town Line Rd, Washington Island, WI 54246-9110
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All reviews lutheran church beautiful building prayer walk across the road well worth the stop bible verses scandinavian heritage unique architecture stave churches peaceful setting short path fall color beautiful flowers donation box small chapel hand built wooden church
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful folks walking through and beautiful backstory. Travelers from all over the world. Such a special place and wonderfully maintained.

Thank travelmn2018
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This place has a unique aura about it that borders on the eerie. The best way to describe it is the feeling of peace, of serenity, of comfort this building offers when in its presence. It is indeed a place of meditation and reflection if...More

Thank bassbum
Reviewed October 9, 2018

A replica of a Norwegian chapel, this one is beautiful! So much detail in the craftsmanship. The towns folk are very proud of it too. The chapel sits in a lovely area. There are services held in it, so you might want to check out...More

Thank Slick5276
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This wooden Norwegian church looks like something out of Harry Potter. It was built by volunteers who did a wonderful job on the intricate carvings inside and out. This is a must see.

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Amazing wood craftsmanship. Built by local volunteers. There is literature available which details the build and history of the church. A pretty spot inside and out.

Thank bigsei
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This was part of the tour and never thought to have stop here if it weren't. The architecture is amazing and the church is absolutely beautiful.

Thank leapyear29
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Such a peaceful and beautiful stop. The craftsmanship of the building is amazing. The prayer path is very nice and worth the time to walk and read the verses.

Thank akmn
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This was a stop on the tour we took. Very interesting to learn about the history behind this church. Beautiful and the surroundings are very peaceful. One of my favorite stops out of 5!

Thank victoriah788
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

If you're in Door County... And especially if you go to Washington Island... This is a must-see. Very unique Church small but definitely worth the stop. Don't really know why they have a viking slash Norwegian replica Church in Wisconsin but it was interesting. Built...More

Thank chattygirl7491
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This is a must see spot on the island! The craftsmanship of this church is really beautiful! The grounds around it are also quite lovely.

Thank Barbara D
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June 3, 2018|
Response from MegE9608 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Wednesday evenings I believe. I bet if you contacted the church affiliated with Stavkirke (it’s right across the street) they’d have a schedule.