• Photographer: Jonas Carlson Almqvist
  • Photography date: April 16, 2004
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Ansgar chapel

In 1834, a thousand years after Ansgar visited the island, the so called "Ansgar Cross" was erected at Borgberget, and a hundred years later the "Ansgar Chapel" was built just east of the village. The reduced chapel is built in sandstone and has a choir, a nave, and a tower. During services, three large gates are opened to allow for an open-air sermon. The chapel is richly adorned with paintings and sculptures by several well-known Swedish artists.[1]