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Kvinnherad Church is a parish church in Kvinnherad municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Rosendal. The church is part of the Kvinnherad parish in the Sunnhordland deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin.See Kvinnherad Church and all Rosendal has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rosendal trip planner.
The white, stone church was built during the middle to late 13th century. The church was first named in historical records in 1306, but it was not new at that time. For about 300 years, the church was owned by the nearby Barony Rosendal, where many of the Rosenkrantz family are buried. The building has been renovated and refurbished many times over the centuries, the most recent times were in 1913-1914 and in 1955. The church seats about 400 people.
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Beautiful church with a fantastic view! Nice interiour and an interesting story. The chamber with the coffins of the barons and their family were quite exciting. more »
I took the ferry out to Rosendal. Unfortunately I didn’t know the Rose place was closed on Mondays. So I took the time and looked at the church. Which ended up being a surprise. A nice old stone... more »
Looks a splendid church - from the outside. I was very disappointed to find it locked at midday in late July. Given the well used daily boat trip from Bergen I would have expected this church to be open even if only for few hours.
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