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History and Reality

We visited this church by following the signs. While off the track, it was worth it. The historic... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Winchester, Massachusetts
A unique experience

Nylars Round Church is one of four such churches at Bornholm. The walls are more than a meter thick... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Lars U
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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Kirkevej 15, Akirkeby, Bornholm 3720, Denmark
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We visited this church by following the signs. While off the track, it was worth it. The historic church and graveyard is beautifully maintained. We visited it on a Sunday morning and were surprised to find it is a functioning church. Note the slots at...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Nylars Round Church is one of four such churches at Bornholm. The walls are more than a meter thick and in the centre of the church a big column is supporting the vault. Here and there old frescoes can be seen with motives from the...More

Thank Lars U
Reviewed 31 July 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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Reviewed 25 July 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...More

Thank milestitle
Reviewed 14 September 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...More

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Reviewed 19 August 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.

1  Thank FraserAlmeida
Reviewed 23 July 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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