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  Church of Holy Trinity, Karlskrona
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      Church of Holy Trinity, Karlskrona
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  • Heliga Trefaldighetskyrkan, Karlskrona - Sweden
      Heliga Trefaldighetskyrkan, Karlskrona
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The Church of Holy Trinity (Heliga Trefaldighetskyrkan in Swedish) is the most famous and most important church in and around the town of Karlskrona. It is located at the Stora Torget (Market Square) where several other prominent landmark buildings are also located including the other popular Fredrick Church, Concert Hall Theatre, City Library and the Post Office. The center of the square stands a statue of King Karl XI who was the founder of Karlskrona. The location in and around Karlskrona including the Naval Port of Karlskrona has been designated as world heritage site by UNESCO since 1998.

The church was formerly known as Tyskakyrkan (the German Church) since most worshippers were German immigrants who used the church in the 18th century. Church of Holy Trinity was consecrated in the early 18th century. It was designed by Nicodemus Tessin the Younger in the late 17th century.

Address: Srora Torget, Karlskrona
Directions: The Church of Holy Trinity is located at the Market Square (Stora Torget) just 100 meter from the harbour.
Phone: 0455-30 34 90
Website: http://www.karlskrona.com/cmarter.asp?doc=2759

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  • Updated Sep 11, 2011
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