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Churches along The Ancient Road Cycling Route in Himmerland

Photo: Niels Fabech

You will find several churches along The Ancient Road. They will welcome you in for a visit, just as they have done for the hikers in the past thousand years.

Kirker langs Hærvejens cykelrute fra Aalborg til Viborg. Listen er dog ikke komplet. Tjek Hærvejen En guide til vandrere og cyklister for flere kirker. 

 

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St. Mary's Church
Photo: VisitAalborg

St. Mary's Church

St. Mary’s Church is one of Aalborg’s more modern churches, as the Roman-Catholic parish has only existed since 1898. Nonetheless, St. Mary’s is one of the most beautiful Catholic churches in Denmark....

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Budolfi Church
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Budolfi Church

The Cathedral of St. Budolfi is located between the old main street Algade and Gammeltorv. The white façade gives the cathedral a noble look, even though it is actually the smallest cathedral in Denma...

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Vor Frue Kirke - Church of Our Lady

Vor Frue Kirke in Aalborg was originally part of the Benedictine abbey from around 1100, and the only remains are the stone carvings in the west gable which originate from the original church building...

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Gl. Skørping Church
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Gl. Skørping Church

 

Village church

The church was built in the 12th century, and has been known as a place of pilgrimage.

The reason for this, was the presence of a holy spring, which ran under the church floor and gave...

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Skørping New Church
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Skørping New Church


Village church

The church is from 1912, but built in the style of the older, whit traditional village churches.
Before then ceremonies were held in the local “Little Bethel”.

In the northern wall of the...

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Gravlev Church
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Gravlev Church


Village church


The church was built in the Middle Ages.

In the churchyard the sculptor Anders Bundgaard is buried. He has created the “Gefion-fountain” in Copenhagen as well, as the “Cimbrer-bull” in A...

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Arden Kirke
Photo: VisitMariagerFjord

Arden Kirke

Arden Church was build in 1934, designed by arcitect E. Packness. The builing is made of red bricks and has a steeple with a pyramidal spire.

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Hobro Church
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Hobro Church

The church in Hobro was previously a roman church made in ashlar stone. It fell into disrepair because of the poverty, fires and war and had to be demolished in 1848. The architect Gottlieb Bindesbøll...

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Tjele Kirke
Photo: Hans Jørgen Lysholm

Tjele Kirke

Tjele Kirke ligger umiddelbart vest for Herregården Tjele.

Den oprindelige romanske kirke er stærkt ombygget. Det indre af kirken præges af rige gravminder fra adelsslægterne fra herregården bl.a. st...

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Vammen Kirke
Photo: Hans Jørgen Lysholm

Vammen Kirke

Vammen Kirke er sandsynligvis opført i 1200-tallet, og den har bevaret den romanske apsis.

Kirken ligger midt i den ret store landsby, Vammen.

Det indre præges af et freskomaleri fra 1952 af Stefan ...

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Rødding Kirke
Photo: Hans Jørgen Lysholm

Rødding Kirke

Rødding Kirke er i sin kærne fra romansk tid.

I kirkens indre præger inventaret præg af gaver fra slægten Parsberg fra den tidligere herregård Sødal, som ligger et par kilometer nord for kirken og by...

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Houlkær Kirke
Photo: Hans Jørgen Lysholm

Houlkær Kirke

Houlkær Kirke er opført i 1992.

Kirkerum, møderum og kontorer grupperer sig omkring en gård. Fritstående klokkestabel med pelikan, der hakker sig selv til blods. Denne vindfløj henviser til Asmild ki...

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Asmild Church
Photo: Hans Jørgen Lysholm

Asmild Church

One of Denmark's oldest churches. In 1133 the Viborg bishop Eskild was murdered in front of the churches' high altar by King Erik Emune's men.


South of the church there once was a monastery. The churc...

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Viborg Cathedral
Photo: Viborg Domkirke

Viborg Cathedral

Viborg Cathedral, with its two towers, is the symbol of the city. The church was founded in the 1100's but after several fires, the latest one in 1726, only the crypt remains from this period. The rem...

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Soendermarks Church
Photo: VisitViborg

Soendermarks Church

Søndermarks Church is placed in the southern part of Viborg and is a modern round church built in 1980/81.

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