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Kulturportal Lund

Guide to historical Lund and its cultural heritage


All Saints Church (Allhelgonakyrkan)

All Saints Church is a church belonging to the Faculty of All Saints Parish of the Lund diocese. It is located about 600 meters north of Lund Cathedral. It became a parish church in 1962.  The church was built in 1887 and inaugurated in 1891.  The person responsible for it being built was Bishop Johan […]

Lund Cathedral

Lund Cathedral is the largest and most beautiful example of Romanesque style architecture in Scandinavia. It has been awarded three stars by the Michelin Guide and nominated as one of the seven wonders of Sweden by the national radio. Each year, the cathedral, which is open daily, is visited by over half a million people. […]

Lund Cathedral clock

Horologium Mirabile Lundense The wonderful clock in Lund – Horologium Mirabile Lundense – is an astronomical clock dating from about 1420. The clock plays twice a day with the Three Wise Men from the East moving forwards to pay homage to the new born baby Jesus, sitting on Mary’s lap at the clock’s centre. The […]

The Drotten Church ruin museum

The church ruin of Saint Drotten probably dates from 1050. It was an odd shaped 50 m. long building and probably the church of the bishop. The remains of the medieval stone church were found during excavation work in the 1970s and 80s. During excavations, traces of an old wooden church were also found. It […]

The Drotten church ruins

The Drotten church ruins date from approximately 1050. The church was a 50 m long structure of unusual shape, probably indicating that it was intended for a bishop. The remains of the medieval stone church were found during archaeological excavations in 1970 -1980. Traces of an older wooden stave church were also found during the […]