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Lund Cathedral, Lund

#1 of 57 in Historic Sites in Skane County
Must see · Religious Site · Architectural Building
The most visited church in Sweden, Lund Cathedral represents an excellent example of Romanesque architecture with many historical features. The cathedral was founded in 1080 in Lund, a significant religious and cultural city during the Middle Ages. Today over 700,000 people visit the church each year, for both worship and general tours. Enter the building to view several interesting features in its interior, including the cathedral's choir stalls and Gothic altarpiece dating back to the 14th century. Look for the centuries-old tower bells; one was created in 1513. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Lund holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lund Cathedral and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This is a beautifully built cathedral. It is worth a visit with a day trip from Malmo. The interior of the cathedral is beautiful and you can visit the basement of the church as well. A must visit...  more »
  • Wonderful cathedral and its surrounding. It's definitely worth to go inside. Don't forget to also visit the tomb inside  more »
  • Better than a lot of other Swedish Churches. Quite ornate and well preserved plus a crypt downstairs. There is an astrological/zodiac clock there which advertises its chiming (implying its worth watching), it isn’t. If you’re there stay but don’t feel the need to return (like we did) :(
  • Ancient cathedral restored to its original Romanesque appearance. Impressive architecture, and plenty to see. A very welcoming place compared to other cathedrals in Europe. The astronomical clock is most impressive and puts on a show at noon and 1500 most days. An important historical site for Sweden/Denmark. Bring in the town centre, there is much else to see if you're not that interested in Christian architecture.

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