S:ta Clara kyrka, Stockholm

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The Church of Saint Clare or Klara Church is a church in central Stockholm.The Church of Saint Clare is located on Klara Västra Kyrkogata in the Klara area in lower Norrmalm. The Klara area takes its name from the church. This name has become synonymous with the old city that once occupied lower Norrmalm.HistoryThe Convent and Church of St. Clare was founded on the site in 1280s. In 1527, Gustav Vasa, King of Sweden, had the church and convent torn down. Construction of the current church started in 1572 under Johan III.The graveyard which is almost surrounded now by modern buildings was started in the 17th century.The church tower was built as part of restoration work in the 1880s and is 116m tall.
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  • St Clara kyrka is a large church in central Stockholm. When we visited the Church, there was a Memorial Concert.
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  • People sit on tombs, it is matsnusk and you can see filth everywhere around the Church. Don't think the founder saw that it would become the haunt of disrespectful, irresponsible individuals. What makes the Church to clean up in the cemetery and feel secure in the cemetery?
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  • The church itself is nice enough, if nothing out of the ordinary, but the grounds are surprisingly sketchy - some dodgy characters hanging around. And Stockholm is completely non-threatening on the wh...  more »
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