Tyska kyrkan

Christine Church (Tyska kyrkan)

The church is located near the area of ​​Gustavus Adolphus, in the old town on the banks of the canal.

This is the German baroque church.
It was built from 1643 to 1648.
The church was named in honor of Queen Christina, the daughter of King Gustav II Adolf.
After a fire in 1746 it was restored by the German architect I. Reuss, why, and is called the "German".
Its majestic bell tower rises above the former residence of the West India Company.The bell tower was built in 1699, no less than 42 bells. After a fire in 1746, the church bell tower rebuilt in its present form in 1783.

Фото 1. Церковь Кристины. Швеция, Гётеборг  5781704733_f126434797  tyska-kyrkan-gc3b6teborg