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Storkyrkan - The Great Church, Stockholm: 49 reviews and 113 photos

  "The Last Judgement" in the Storkyrkan
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The monument of St.George and the Dragon is so impressive that you might overlook this painting, which is hanging on the wall next to the statue. But when you notice it, you wonder why you hadn't seen it before, because it is huge!!! This painting called "The Last Judgement", was created by David Klöcker von Ehrenstrahl in 1696. This is not the only work of this artist in the church, you can see another one in the south side-aisle of the Cathedral, which depicts the crucifixion. Both pictures were painted originally for the chapel of the Castle of the Three Crowns, the predecessor of the Royal Castle. They were rescued from the fire that destroyed the Castle in 1697, and have remained under the protection of Stockholm Cathedral ever since.

Address: Trångsund 1
Directions: Next to the Royal Palace, in the Gamla Stan.
Getting here: T-bana (underground) Gamla Stan, or bus 3 and 53 to bus stop Riddarhustorget (3 - 5 minutes from the Storkyrkan).

Phone: 08-723 30 16
Website: http://www.stockholmsdomkyrkoforsamling.se/page.php?p=207

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 9, 2007
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