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The Big Cheese
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Skara cathedral (Sankta Maria) the first stone church was built in the early 11th century and Skara became the first bishopric in Sweden, 1020
Archeological remains of this cathedral includes a unique crypt, a stone relievo around the entrance to the vestry of the church, and the details of a window with a small thin centre column in the southern tower. In the middle of the 13th century the crypt was demolished when the church was "modernised" and replaced with a new sanctuary designed in young-Gothic style architecture. When the church was damaged by fire near the end of the 14th century, the roof was rebuilt creating the illusion of a starry sky in the nave.



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The Big Cheese
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No bad for a country that isnt in the center or west of Europe, where de gothic architecture is really magnifient 7/10
well, we do have a lot of gothic churches here, much greater ones like the Nidarosdomen and the Uppsala cathedral. Sankta Maria is just a cute oldie :)
 

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Zug->für 'ne bessere welt
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Valia said:
No bad for a country that isnt in the center or west of Europe, where de gothic architecture is really magnifient 7/10
exactly. :yes:
 

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