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Eastern Norway Oslofjord Horten

Borre Church

  • Kirkebakken 4, Horten
  • + 47 33 52 91 00
  •  /  km From You
Overview

Borre church was built in the 1100s and is one of the country's most interesting churches from the Middle Ages.

Listed Medieval Church

Borre Church was built in the 1100s and is one of the country's most famous romanesque medieval churches. The altarpiece from 1665 was cut by Abel Schrøder. The church's altar is as old as the church itself, and the pulpit from approx. 1600. The Borre cross is historically the church's greatest klenodium. Borre church has 300 seats. The church building is one of 160 preserved stone churches in Norway and has by The Directorate for Cultural Heritage protected status.

 

Activities Regular church services Sundays and on holidays at 11 a.m. Evening Mass, concerts, choirs, lectures, christenings, weddings and funerals e.g. are also typical church events.

Make a call to the church office if you are planning a visit at another time than during services to avoid meeting closed doors. 

 

 


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