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Osterlars Round Church
- Osterlars Round Church
- Alt Name:
- Østerlars Rundkirke
- High Medieval (1000AD–1300AD)
- 1100AD - 1199AD
- Hammershus Castle,
about Osterlars Round Church
Osterlars Round Church (Østerlars Rundkirke) is a well-known circular church in Bornholm in Denmark, believed to date back to 1150 and dedicated to Saint Laurentius.
One of four such churches in Bornholm, Osterlars Round Church was staunchly built in order to withstand the possible threat of pirates.
Visitors can enter Osterlars Round Church and climb to the top for spectacular views. Staff are on hand Mondays to Saturdays, 9am-5pm from 7 May to 17 October for those who want to know more about the site.
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Address: Østerlars Rundkirke, Vietsvej 23, 3760 Gudhjem, Denmark
Phone: Contact local tourist office
Osterlars Round Church is located on the island of Bornholm, 20km east of Ronne. Bornholm has an airport and flights from Copenhagen take around half an hour. Or, take the day or night ferry from Koge (44km south of Copenhagen) which takes 5-6 hours or from Ystad in Sweden (60km east of Trelleborg) which takes around an hour.
Osterlars Round Church is open daily except Sundays from mid-May to mid-October. In July, it is also open on Sundays 1pm-5pm. The church is closed to visitors during services – check the official site for times. Entry costs 10 DKK except on winter mornings when it is free.
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