Årdal gamle kyrkje

 
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Årdal gamle kyrkje

Structural Info

Year Built
1619

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Accessible

Accessible
Other Info
Open to visitors1 June 2020 - 30 Sept 2020
* Guiding in the church, every Tuesday in summer, between 13 and 14. Must be booked in advance at Hjelmeland tourist office tel. 404 39 003
Opening Hours
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Open now
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Årdal Old church in Årdal in Ryfylke is one of the most distinctive and beautiful wooden Renaissance churches from the 17th century. The church was built in three stages, the first stage in 1619. Later, as the church grew too small, one of the short walls was sawn out in order to lengthen the church. This explains its unusual shape. Inside, the church has many beautiful painted decorations of prophets, angels and flowers. The pulpit and the altarpiece were decorated by the church artist Godtfred Hendtzchel.

In order to differentiate the parishoners' varying wealth and position, the first pews were reserved for the wealthiest farms, elaborately decorated, with the name of these farms prominent.

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 Stopped here on our may trip to around in Hjelmeland County. Was closed so only got too see it from the outside. 
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