Adolf Fredrik Church

Built in the 18th century to replace a older wooden church in the same place. Its cemetery is where René Descartes was first buried in 1650, before his remains were moved to France. There is now only a memroial to him inside the church.

About this building

Key Features

  • Architecture

Visitors information

  • Café within 500m

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