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Address: Kirkevej 15, Akirkeby, Bornholm 3720, Denmark

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The one is the most elegant of the round churches as it hasn't got the supporting "pillars" on the outside. There was a wedding when we visited, so we could only see the church... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 31, 2016
Birkerod, Denmark
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Birkerod, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The one is the most elegant of the round churches as it hasn't got the supporting "pillars" on the outside. There was a wedding when we visited, so we could only see the church from the outside; nice to see it's still in use

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Lund, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The island is so small that one can see all four of the round churches for which Bornholm is famous. They are each unique and offer a different perspective of the island's history. Nylars Kirke is the oldest and most accessible of the four. It is very much worth it if you are visiting or staying on the southern part... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

Some believe that Nylars Church is the best preserved round church on Bornholm. Having only seen this and Nyker church, this certainly has the better frescoes on the central pillar. It is believed to have been built about 1165 and was dedicated to St. Nicholas (Nilaus in Danish.) The walls are so massive (2 meters thick) they are not reinforced... More 

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South UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We have been to this Church twice and enjoyed the beautiful setting and wonderful internal murals and designs. The church is, however, closed on saturdays and sundays and only open until 4 otherwise.

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Flensburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014

The church is charming, but there is not much to see. Is known as the most elegant of the round churches, as built without buttresses.

1 Thank gammeldansk80

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