Borgund Church, Alesund

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Borgund Church (Norwegian: Borgund kyrkje) is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Ålesund Municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It is located in the village of Borgund, just east of the city of Ålesund. It is the church for the Borgund parish which is part of the Nordre Sunnmøre prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Møre. The historic, white, stone church was built in a cruciform style around the year 1300 by an unknown architect. The church reflects both Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles. The church seats about 750 people.
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  • Went to Sunnmore Museum and recommend a side visit to this lovely church. It was locked so we could not see inside ut the church has lovely wooden doors and steeple.  more »
  • A beautiful church with superbly kept graveyard. All were decorated with flowers and headstones kept immaculately clean. There are benches placed around it and I found it a very peaceful place to...  more »
  • Interesting architecture from outside, in particular the tower, unfortunately was closed (5 pm).
  • "Vakreste kirke i verden" Idyllisk beliggenhet ved Borgundgavelen og Sunnmøre Museum i Ålesund.

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