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Borgestad Church


Håvundveien 378, 3711, Skien

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The church was a gift from Prime minister Gunnar Knutsen and his wife.

Architect Henrik Nilsen, who took the English country church as his model, designed the beautiful stone church. The Church has beautiful stained glass created by Emanuel Vigeland in 1918 - 1919, illustrating various passages from the Bible.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Gwaas
      Skien, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Min barndoms kirke - her er jeg døpt, komfimert og gift.
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 19th May 2016
      Kirken er et flott kirkebygg donert i sin tid av statsminister Gunnar Knudsen. En kirke med mange fine glassmalerier av Emanuel Vigeland. Kirken ligger flott inntil et åpent landskap like ved den... Read full review
    • Pero391
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Hyggelig besøk.
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 27th July 2016
      Var på omvisning med en gruppe,og fikk et interesant foredrag av Erik Borgestad.Særdeles hyggelig og kan absolut anbefales. Read full review
    • Ragnar Georg S
      Porsgrunn Municipality, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Only few churces in Norway were build in limestone in the 20th century
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 11th December 2018
      Build with local limestone this chuch is a beautiful building also from outside surrounded by peaceful churchyard well worth a little walk. Inside the splendid glasspaintings can be admired - among... Read full review

    Map & Directions


    Tel: 35 50 63 40

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