Kirche St. Severin, Keitum

#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in North Friesian Islands
Stop by Kirche St. Severin, a quaint and historic church dating back to the 13th century. The church is the oldest religious building in Schleswig-Holstein; historically, its tower has served as a navigation mark and the church itself has also been known to double up as a prison. Step inside and explore some of its Roman-era masonry and ancient artifacts, such as the baptismal font, which dates back to the 12th or 13th century. Admire the wooden interior, paintings and sculptures, and one of the largest church organs in northern Friesland. Plan your Kirche St. Severin visit and explore what else you can see and do in Keitum using our Keitum tour itinerary planner.
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  • This old Roman church is built in a place where burials took place already in pre-historic times. The church itself has a nice wooden interior and a beautiful organ. The altar too is made of wood and....  more »
  • The grounds are open and a lovely stroll through the landscaped cemetery grounds. It is a nice excursion but requires a car to get there.  more »
  • impressive church, operating since reformation, sparse, well kept interior. Donations welcome. Beautiful park like cemetery. The church hosts a summer concert series.
  • Not like it used to be. The interior very bleak
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