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The sand-covered church
Reviewed 1 January 2014

It's a fascinating concept just leaving the tower of a church buried in the sand centuries ago. In a lovely natural area a few miles from Skagen and is worth the trek. I would have liked to have a little more info about the church and the cause of its demise available at the site.

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Reviewed 20 December 2013

It was interesting to see remains of the buried church and considering the part sticking out is only the bell tower it does make you think what's buried. Not the most exciting thing I saw in Jutland but if you are passing through it's worth a detour.

Thank IOGWFH
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Reviewed 7 November 2012 via mobile

We arrived on a rainy and windy day in November just before the dark. It was empty and really beatiful!
I would recommend it.

Thank Sveew
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Reviewed 9 October 2012

Off the beaten path, a little bit hard to find at first but worth it. You park in the lot and walk less than 1/2 a mile to see it. If you are making the trip to Skagen, its worth stopping here and stretching your legs to see a bit of history and nature.

Thank Katyhack
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Reviewed 26 June 2012

Five kilometers southwest from Skagen, Jutland, Denmark lies the church bell tower of Sct. Laurentii Kirke, the only remaining physical evidence of a once-grande church structure and huge churchyard, built in the 1300's. Over the centuries, wind and wind-blown sand has taken its toll on the area. The original church was finally demolished by order of King Christian VII in 1795. The materials were used in other building projects, but the tower remains to serve as a reminder to the memories of seamen and sea-faring ships of yore.

The hike to the church tower is gentle, although there is no established trail suitable for wheelchair travel.

Enjoy this solemn site.

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