Varnhems klosterkyrka Skara pastorat, Varnhem

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  • A Church that is one of a kind where a lot of Kings and highly spoken people of society are buried. The Founder of Stockholm is buried here (Birger Jarl). Now you can visit the Kata Grave and the old ...  more »
  • A visit to varnhems kloster at Kata gård is very educational. The beautifully covered foundations of the old chapel are clearly explained. Unfortunately, the Swedish texts are more informative than the English. The view of the Church and the kloosterruine are great. Unfortunately the Church was closed during our visit.
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  • A really excellent day trip. Church beautiful. Monastic ruins great to walk around. Also the newly discovered Kata Gard was a real treat. Remains of an 11th century stone church where remains were fou...  more »
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  • One of the earliest Christian sites in Scandinavia and possibly the oldest in Sweden the estate which was give to the monks in the 12th century is being excavated and the finds include one of the first (about the third) stone churches in Scandinavia. The viking age estate was Christianized as early as the beginning of the 9th century.
  • Was founded around between 1148 and 1190, and here buried in the abbey church: Canute I of Sweden, Eric X of Sweden, Eric XI of Sweden, Birger Jarl - the founder of Stockholm
  • Was at Kata farm in Sunday and must commend the dom built up there, lots of information boards for Kata and life there laying around at the time. Was very satisfied with the visit and learn get back!
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  • Varnhem Abbey are worth a visit. This is mostly in the small town of Shrewsbury
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  • Very nice and interesting place, where you really feel a sense of history. Kata farm is very fascinating, & well worth a visit. Bad to charge in a general/public Church, however. Nice got, & ample parking.
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