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Skagen Kirke, Skagen

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Skagen Church (Danish: Skagen Kirke) is a church located in the historic town centre of Skagen, Denmark.

The Skagen area suffered from severe problems with sand drift up through the 18th century and in 1795 the sand covered old church had to be abandoned. It was a brick church of considerable size dedicated to Saint Lawrence which dated from the beginning of the 15th century and located 2 km south-west of the town centre.
A new church was built in 1841 to the design of Christian Frederik Hansen. The church design was adapted and expanded in 1909-10 by Ulrik Plesner who also designed a number of other buildings in Skagen. Plesner collaborated with Thorvald Bindesbøll on the interior. Anne L. Hansen created interior decorations and a new colour scheme in 1989.
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  • Skagen Kirke is one of the more interesting things to see in Skagen. It's rather modest compared to the churches of Copenhagen but still worth visiting. Take time to view the plaques on the walls as.....  more »
  • This church is just off the main shopping street. It is very modest, nothing overly special but it looks well looked after.  more »
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  • Beautifully maintained church.
  • Very nice even though it was under restoration

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