6 Sights in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality, Denmark (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality, Denmark. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality, Denmark.

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1. Hover Kirke

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Hover Kirke Inge-Dorthe Kaasgaard / CC BY 3.0

Hover Church is located approximately 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the village of Hover in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality, Denmark. Built in twelfth century, it is one of Denmark's oldest stone churches. Not much has changed in its shape and appearance over the past 800 years, making it a good example of old Danish architecture. Hover Church is included within the Danish Culture Canon in the Architecture category.

Wikipedia: Hover Church (EN)

2. Sønder Vium Kirke

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The Holy Temple Church is located 1 km northeast of the Holy Temple today, but the village was originally located near the church. The priest wrote in a report in 1683 that the church is located in "vim byk", to the south of the church is a small lake, "vim sam", to the southwest of the church and by the lake is a city called "esbow", and "vim m mill" is located to the west of the church and by the lake.

Wikipedia: Sønder Vium Kirke (DA)

3. Gammel Sogn Kirke

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Gammel Sogn Kirke is located near Ringkøbing Fjord about two kilometers west of Ringkøbing. The church was built c. 1175. Recent archaeological investigations have shown a settlement west of the church in the "Viking Age". The church's tower and spire were about 12 m higher until 1847 and served as a landmark. Inside, the church has a number of frescoes.

Wikipedia: Gammel Sogn Kirke (DA)

4. Historiens Sten

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Historiens Sten is the name of a large stone with illustrations of some of the most important dates in Danish history. The stone stands at the northwest end of Klovsig Nørre Plantage, southwest of Ulfborg in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality. The stone was carved and erected in 1938 by school teacher Alfred Kaae, who was a teacher at Kronhede school.

Wikipedia: Historiens Sten (DA)

5. Vedersø Kirke

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Vedersø Church is nationally known after the poet priest Kaj Munk was executed by the Gestapo in 1944 during the occupation. He had then been parish priest at the place since 1924. Kaj Munk and his family are buried at the east end of the church.

Wikipedia: Vedersø Kirke (DA)

6. Dejbjerg Jernalder

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Dejbjerg Jernalder Lennart Larsen, Nationalmuseet / CC BY-SA 3.0

Dough Mountain Iron Day is a historic leisure museum made up of a series of rebuilt farms from Iron Day, about 8 kilometers north of Iron Pit. It was founded in 1995 as part of the annular shopping ski museum that was merged in 2014.

Wikipedia: Dejbjerg Jernalder (DA)


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