Strängnäs Cathedral

is the gothic brick church building which replaced the original wooden church, built on a former very important place of sacrifice of vikings, and where the missionary Saint Eskil was killed during the mid 11th century.

Strängnäs Cathedral (Swedish: Strängnäs domkyrka) is a cathedral in the town of Strängnäs in Sweden. Belonging to Strängnäs Cathedral Parish with Aspö of the Church of Sweden, it serves the Diocese of Strängnäs, and has been supposed to been opened in on 29 June 1291.[1]

Strängnäs Cathedral
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Strängnäs Cathedral
Coordinates: 59°22′32.16″N 17°02′04.56″E / 59.3756000°N 17.0346000°E / 59.3756000; 17.0346000
DenominationChurch of Sweden
DioceseDiocese of Strängnäs
Bishop(s)Hans-Erik Nordin
Strängnäs Cathedral.
Inside the Strängnäs Cathedral.


  1. "Strängnäs domkyrka" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Retrieved 11 July 2014.

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