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Churches and frescoes on Møn

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The churches on Møn are plentiful, beautiful and diverse – and in a unique highlight, the unknown Elmelunde Master has decorated several of the churches with the most impressive frescoes. You will find the famous frescoes in Elmelunde, Keldby and Fanefjord Church.

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Elmelunde church
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Elmelunde church

It is probably Møn's oldest church. Started approx. year 1080.

It is richly decorated by the Elmelund master, especially the arches of the church. The motifs are probably taken from one of the late M...

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Fanefjord church
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Fanefjord church

The church is a white brick church.

The triumphal's beautiful decorations date from the 14th century.

The paintings and vaulting in Elmelunde / Keldby / Fanefjord churches are similar, and there is ...

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Keldby church
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Keldby church

Keldby Church is built in bricks.

The church tower is from the Gothic period, as is the altarpiece. The pulpit can be dated through inscription on the sound sky back to 1586. The choir and ship are f...

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Borre church
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Borre church

This church may be the oldest brick church on Møn.

The oldest parts of the nave and choir are from about 1200-1250, and there are three Late Gothic extensions in the form of a tower, a porch and a sa...

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Magleby church at Møn
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Magleby church at Møn

Romanesque church built in the year 1200. It has a very wide west tower, whose upper logging has been twin. The baptismal font is the original one. The altarpiece is from 1606. The pulpit is from the ...

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Nyord church
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Nyord church

Nyord church was built in the 1850s from materials that the citizens of Nyord collected themselves.

The church is octagonal. The cemetery is secluded on the NE side of the island, approx. 1.5 km from...

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Stege church
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Stege church

St. Hans church in Stege is dedicated to either John the Baptist or John the Evangelist, it is not known with certainty.

The church is a large Gothic monastery building that has been built up several...

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Damsholte church
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Damsholte church

Damsholte church forms a long square room with two five-sided extensions.

The church was built in the year 1743.

From around 1800 there is a grave chapel for the owners of the church and Marienborg,...

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Bogø church
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Bogø church

Medieval long house, originally a flat log house, but in the 16th century covered with 4 vaults. The altarpiece panel dates from 1661 with wood carvings.

The baptismal font is an old sacrificial ston...

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