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Aggersborg kirke med vikingeborgen i forgrunden

Churches along The Ancient Road in Northwest Jutland

Photo: Jens Kirkeby

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.There are plenty of churches along The Ancient Road that invite you to a quiet break.

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Hirtshals Kirke (Church)
Photo: Niels Clemmensen

Hirtshals Kirke (Church)

The church in Hirtshals opened in 1908 by bishop Christian Møller from Aalborg. The church cost 33.000 DKK to build and were paid by the locals and through governmental funding. Before the church were...

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Horne Kirke (Church)
Photo: Niels Clemmensen

Horne Kirke (Church)

The church in Horne is a part of Horne and Asdal parish and is located close to the town of Hirtshals. The church was built in roman time in the 1100. The church is made from granite which is estimate...

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Loenstrup church
Photo: Lønstrup Turistbureau

Loenstrup church

Lønstrup Kirke is a church with some older furniture from Maarup Church and a Romanian Baptist Fund.

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Børglum Monastery Church
Photo: Løkken Turistbureau

Børglum Monastery Church

Middle age power centre. 
Today's visitor at Børglum Monastery may wonder why this remote hill was chosen as a centre of power in the Middle Ages. However, here was a royal residence, which was raised ...

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Thise Church
Photo: Brønderslev Erhverv & Turisme

Thise Church

The Church in Thise. Roman ashlared church built in the years of 1100 or 1200. 

The church is beautifully situated in full sight at one of the tallest points in the southern part of Vendsyssel, on a hi...

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Saltum Kirke
Photo: VisitJammerbugten

Saltum Kirke

Saltum Church is the biggest of the churches in the area.

The church was originally built in 1150 but was rebuilt to its present state in 1450.

The church has many murals as well as many other artifacts...

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Hune Church (Vor Frue Kirke)
Photo: Jens Andersen

Hune Church (Vor Frue Kirke)

The Church in Hune was build around year 1100.

The history of the church includes the sand drift in year 1500 which also left the inhabitants in Hune in poverty for years to come.

In the church you will...

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Tranum kirke, Brovst
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Tranum kirke, Brovst

 

Tranum Church was built in year 1200 in a romantic style. Originally the church only consisted of ship and choir, but in 1450 the tower and vault was added and the rare old bell was established. 

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Lerup Church
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Lerup Church

Lerup Church is place in the middle of the picturesque landscape that surrounds Fosdalen.

The church is historically close connected to the holy spring in Fosdalen.

The church was built in the end o...

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Fjerritslev Kirke
Photo: Mattias Bodilsen

Fjerritslev Kirke

 

Fjerritslev Church is a very young church. The church was built in 1907 and was initiated the 22nd of December the same year.

It was architect Kristoffer Varming, who made the drawings and control...

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Aggersborg Church
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Aggersborg Church

The old Vikings had a stronghold at Aggersborg surrounded by an enormous rampart. Towering to the north of the rampart you see the church of Aggersborg, probably erected during the 12th century.

An in...

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Løgstør Church
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Løgstør Church

The church of Løgstør was built in 1893 but had a thorough renovation in 1993 implemented by Arne L. Hansen, who created an entirely new and very inciting church room.
On the gables of the pews he dis...

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