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Churches along The Ancient Road in South Jutland

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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.

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Jelling Church
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Jelling Church

Jelling Church dates back to around 1100 and is the fourth church on the site. The first was a wooden church erected in the eighth century by Harald Bluetooth as a mausoleum to his father, Gorm the Ol...

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Bække Church
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Bække Church

Bække Church is located in the southern part of the village of Bække next to the Ancient Road that reaches from the town of Viborg to Schleswig. The cemetery is today partially surrounded by a whitewa...

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Læborg Church
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Læborg Church

Læborg Church is situated on a hillside on the southern outskirts of the village of Læborg right next to the Ancient Road. The church was originally located in open land and was used as a landmark by ...

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Vejen Church
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Vejen Church

Vejen Church is located right next to the Ancient Road, Jutland’s old main thoroughfare. The church itself is of newer date so take a look at the cemetery opposite where you’ll find the traces of the ...

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Askov Church
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Askov Church

Askov Church is beautifully situated next to the pond in the college town of Askov, a few kilometres west of Vejen. The church was consecrated as an unaffiliated church in 1899 but joined the National...

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Jels Church
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Jels Church

Jels Church is located right in the heart of Jels and near the lakes of the town. It was consecrated in 1854, replacing a smaller, somewhat dilapidated chapel of hewn granite. The location near the la...

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Skodborg Church
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Skodborg Church

On a small hillock to the west of the town of Skodborg you find the whitewashed Skodborg Church.

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Øster Logum Church
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Øster Logum Church

Romanesque chancel and nave. Brick altar table with excellent Late Gothic cabinet, altarpiece from early 1500's.
Beautiful Renaissance pulpit from 1562.
Organ built 1980 by Bruhn and Son, Aarslev, Roe...

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Rise Kirke
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Rise Kirke

Rise Church is a large, whitewashed church with Romanesque nave and chencel.

Restored 1893-94 after a fire in 1893.
Altarpiece and pulpit saved from original building, now housed in the museum at Gott...

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Kliplev Church
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Kliplev Church

Kliplev Church is a big village church. Of the old Romanesque medieval church is not very much preserved. The present church was built in the 15th century. And early 16th century.

The rebuilding took p...

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Bov Church
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Bov Church

Altarpiece with rococo work from 1771. Pulpit with wooden canopy from 1626.

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