Söderköping - A lovely place
Söderköping is an old small town with 14 000 residents with cobblestone streets with old lowrise houses along the narrow alleys. Running through Söderköping is the Göta channel, a channel dug through the entire Sweden connecting the Baltic sea outside Söderköping with Gothenborg.
S:t Laurentii Church
S:t Laurentii church was inaugerated in 1497, after having burnt in a fire. It is named after the martyr the archdeacon St Laurentius (lived in Rome around A.D. 200 ).
Oldest walls in the church are dated to early 1200, but the main part of this church building was constructed in the 16th century.
Triumph Crucifix dated from around A.D. 1400.
Dated from A.D. 1500.
Detail showing the fine artistic work.
Pulpet carved by John the Idol Carver, made in 1671. Later it was painted by Anders Wickström, master living in Söderköping.
Church organ built by the organ builder Sven Nordström in 1845.
Detail from pulpet.