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Sem Church

  • Jarlsberggata, Tønsberg
  • +47 33 37 96 80
  •  /  km From You
Overview

900 years' anniversary i 1999. The oldest stone church in Vestfold dated before 1100 in Romanesque style. Presumably there was a wooden church here at Sæheimr, the kings' court, in the beginning of the 11th century. Medieval crucifix, wooden Madonna sculpture, pulpit from 1591. A reconstructed altar piece from the period of Christian IV with a modern painting by Håkon Stenstadvold. Painting by Chr. Eckersberg "Women at the Grave of Christ", dated 1814.
High mass three Sundays each month at 11 am.
The church is open 1. May - 1. Sept. Tues-Fri 9 am - 2 pm.


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Tønsberg, Norway
The latitude and longitude
59° 17' 28" N / 10° 23' 12" E
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