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Lund Cathedral, Lund

The most visited church in Sweden, Lund Cathedral represents an excellent example of Romanesque architecture with many historical features. The cathedral was founded in 1080 in Lund, a significant religious and cultural city during the Middle Ages. Today over 700,000 people visit the church each year, for both worship and general tours. Enter the building to view several interesting features in its interior, including the cathedral's choir stalls and Gothic altarpiece dating back to the 14th century. Look for the centuries-old tower bells; one was created in 1513. Put Lund Cathedral into our Lund online vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Beautiful site not at the height of other Italian or French cathedrals but to be seen for the presence of the crypt and astronomical clock
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  • Original style year 1000. Very raw. Beautiful astronomical clock inside. Presentation every day at 12:15 p.m. (on weekends 13 and 15)
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  • Better than a lot of other Swedish Churches. Quite ornate and well preserved plus a crypt downstairs. There is an astrological/zodiac clock there which advertises its chiming (implying its worth watching), it isn’t. If you’re there stay but don’t feel the need to return (like we did) :(
  • Ancient cathedral restored to its original Romanesque appearance. Impressive architecture, and plenty to see. A very welcoming place compared to other cathedrals in Europe. The astronomical clock is most impressive and puts on a show at noon and 1500 most days. An important historical site for Sweden/Denmark. Bring in the town centre, there is much else to see if you're not that interested in Christian architecture.
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