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Den Svenske Somandskirke

Vestre Strandvej 24, Skagen 9990, Denmark
+45 98 44 23 11
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Church with a real social history

We almost missed this church, set up to cater to the needs of sailors in this very sea-going town... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2017
HafodBlueMountains
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Blue Mountains
Delightful little church

Standing on a little elevation by the side of Vestre Strandvey the Swedish seamen’s church, with... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2017
Trainbleu
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Brussels
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  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
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Vestre Strandvej 24, Skagen 9990, Denmark
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

We almost missed this church, set up to cater to the needs of sailors in this very sea-going town. It still does this today by providing reading material in a wide range of languages and internet access for visiting seamen. There is also refreshments available...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2017

Standing on a little elevation by the side of Vestre Strandvey the Swedish seamen’s church, with its whitewashed walls and red tiled roof, is a truly delightful sight. It was erected in 1925 under the supervision of Danish architect Ulrik Plesner according to plans by...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2016

The home page told us (and several others) that the Sunday Service would start at 11. When we all arrived it just finished. We were a bit disappointed, but the female deacon told us that she would tell us about the church instead if we...More

Thank AroundTheWorld000
Reviewed September 4, 2015

i had been to early but the the prister just came and opened the door for me and showed me around.very nice church with some top ship models.the whole place has a warm feeling

Thank wolfgang3633
Reviewed July 9, 2015

We came across this small Church whilst exploring Skagen. It is in the old part of the town (port area) and is dedicated to the local fishermen. It is is very simply furnished and has models of Danish ships hanging from the ceilings. Worth calling...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a beautiful small church just across from the harbor, with a nice cafe on the ground floor. It is run by volunteers, and the priest who was there the day of our visit took time to explain the significance of the church, the...More

Thank justinenv
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