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Sand Church (Den Tilsandede Kirke)

Gammel Landevej 63, 9990 Skagen, Danimarca, Denmark
+45 72 54 30 00
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An unusual sight

Because we had fairly little time to visit Skagen, one of us went to the Skagen Museum while the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
An interesting visit

An interesting icon from a bygone age and a testament to the shifting sands of fortune (and in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ewen M
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  • Very good27%
  • Average38%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible1%
4 days ago
“An unusual sight”
6 days ago
“An interesting visit”
Gammel Landevej 63, 9990 Skagen, Danimarca, Denmark
+45 72 54 30 00
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Because we had fairly little time to visit Skagen, one of us went to the Skagen Museum while the more sporty part of our travelling duo did some pedalling in a surprisingly severe wind and passed astonishing sites like the ‘Tilsandede Kirke Sct. Laurentii’, some...More

Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 6 days ago

An interesting icon from a bygone age and a testament to the shifting sands of fortune (and in reality) of the north of Denmark. Not much to see apart from the shell of the old church but the history that surrounds it adds to the...More

Thank Ewen M
Reviewed 7 April 2017

the drifting sand forced the government to tear down this church and today the tower is left as a warning for the seafarers and a sign of the power of nature. the surroundings are also nice nature.

Thank Niels T
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

If you are expecting an old church, you'll be dissapointed, if you are expecting a beautiful building, you'll be dissapointed. This building is both compelling and fascinating because of what it is and what isn't there. It's just a plain tower with a harbour view...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The short walk from the parking area is nice. The church looks really cute from the distance. While it doesn't seem like much, you can enter the church from the front entrance and go up for a little view over the area. Be careful though,...More

Thank cgray79
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I must say that my expectations was a bit higher as I heard of the Church "berried into sand", but coming there was not "that great experience". But as my heading says, it's OK to have been there, especially as we stayed at Color Skagen...More

Thank Johnny O
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting story and otherwise just a building away from anywhere else and sticking up from some sandy hill. It is worth 10 minutes of your time for pictures and the story, but not worth going far out of your way for. You have been warned.

Thank John Z
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

In all frankness it's just a church tower in the middle of nowhere. It's not particularly sanded over but it has a certain charm. We biked there, took a few pictures and ate an ice cream and biked further out on the dunes. If you...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Not quite sure this is worth the detour. The cafe and ice cream parlor was great though, very friendly service. The church itself has a spectacular history but all you can see is a church tower - that's it.

Thank monacosswe
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

A quiet slightly meditative spot to spend a morning. It's impressive what faith can do: the deconstructed it brick by brick, parts numbered. One day they will rebuild it. I am pretty sure of that.

Thank Joe S
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