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St. Severin, Keitum

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
Stop by St. Severin, a quaint and historic church dating back to the 13th century. The church is the oldest religious building in Schleswig-Holstein; historically, its tower has served as a navigation mark and the church itself has also been known to double up as a prison. Step inside and explore some of its Roman-era masonry and ancient artifacts, such as the baptismal font, which dates back to the 12th or 13th century. Admire the wooden interior, paintings and sculptures, and one of the largest church organs in northern Friesland. Add St. Severin and other attractions to your Keitum trip itinerary using our Keitum vacation route planner.
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  • Old and beautiful church, well restored; magnificent organs for lovers (concerts, musical season). Essential.
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  • Keitumer concert ebb and tide in the Church of St. Severin to the Telemann anniversary together with Matthias Höfs and his trumpet and the village-own church choir was a musical, beautiful experience
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  • The old Keitumer village church is booked for concerts not only in summer but also the services are well attended. Simple nave, very athmosphärisch. Nice, wise pastor and of course a graveyard with many celebrities. Overall very impressive
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  • This little church has been looked after so well & was very interesting. The age & the history of this place was well kept. Loved it.
  • Beautifully kept and peaceful cemetary
  • Saint-Séverin is Church Keitum Keitumer Church to see, because it was built on the company point of Sylt Trudy Kernes of width. The Church has been mentioned since 1240. In the summer, organ concerts by candlelight held in the navigators Church. Is worth a visit: the baptismal font, carved altar, the pulpit, the chandeliers, paintings and sculptures, the Müller Chair, long story short... the entire interior and the exterior. The old gis'-Bell carries the inscription: "I lament dead, living urge I, God, the Lord, I praise". The fis'-Bell carries the inscription: "God, the Mr is Sun and shield" and two intricate rings, to the names of the bride and groom to the wedding, the Bell was donated.
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  • A very beautiful church.
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  • Very beautiful church in the "middle" of Sylt. There's a famous organ, where regular concerts are played here. One of the lesser-known sights of Sylt.
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