'The Altar' - Møgeltønder Church, Jutland, Denmark

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Møgeltønder is a small town with a population of 896 (1 January 2011), located in Møgeltønder Parish and Tønder Municipality in the southwestern corner of the Danish peninsula of Jutland 5 kilometers north of the Danish-German border and 4 kilometer west of Tønder.

Møgeltønder is known for the royal residence of Schackenborg Castle the home of the Danish Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik's younger son Prince Joachim.

Møgeltønder is also known for the main street "Slotsgaden" (The Castle Street) covered with paving-stones and flanked with lime trees.

Møgeltønder Church is one of the largest village churches in the southern Jutland and has a rich interior e.g. a painting of the Golden Horns of Gallehus discovered at Gallehus just north of the town.

Source: Wikipedia - Møgeltønder

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Arolldo Costa on May 23, 2012

Foto maravilhosa!!! Um abraço L+F

Deodato Lourenḉo on May 24, 2012


Wonderful Photo and Very Beautiful Alter!

F & L

Greetings from Seattle!


POlo on May 24, 2012

Good evening dear Jan! Beautiful interior, very interesting for me, like this kind of photos very much!!!

Bassam Jayousi on May 24, 2012

Very beautiful interior view, great shot. Like

Greetings, Bassam

IsabellaJ on May 24, 2012

LIKE5 magnificent church interior:))

Gaudenzio Ghilardi on May 24, 2012

stupenda la decorazione in questa chiesa. --like-- buona giornata ciao Gaudenzio - Italia

Gyula Kaszás on May 24, 2012

Beautiful church! LIke!

kerid. on May 24, 2012

Są miejsca gdzie starość jest piękna. Pozdrawiam Keri.

Guizel J.c on May 24, 2012

Very interesting picture and place



Achiper on May 24, 2012

Fantastic details, beautiful inside shot.

Roman Zázvorka on May 24, 2012

Very beautiful photo, beautiful interior from Denmark. LIKE. Kind regards and nice evening from Czech Republic . Roman

Janusz Kulik on May 24, 2012

Witam!!..Piękne zdjęcie wnętrza kościoła!!!LIKE.Pozdrawiam ,Janusz

ramtto on May 24, 2012

Jan Sognes, like! gran foto, saludos ram

Dagmar Škvaridlová on May 24, 2012

Wonderful! I like the symetry of this shot!
With friendly greetings,

~Marlene~ on May 24, 2012

Beautiful interior shot, Jan, of a lovely place! Like

Greetings, Marlene

abraxas_aut on May 24, 2012

Great.... LIKE!

Patricia Pato on May 24, 2012

Hola Jan,impresionante! muy bonito interior LIKE!!!-Saludos-Patricia

normand richard on May 24, 2012

I find the decoration quite unique. Great capture.

Salutation du Québec et ♥

Hélder Neves on May 24, 2012

Lovely shot and church! I hope see it in our group:

Locais de Culto / Cult Places

YS4 & L21

Warm wishes. Hélder

Dumbrava Laur on May 25, 2012

Superb picture with fantastic details!


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 23, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jan Sognnes
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX10 IS
    • Taken on 2011/07/17 17:08:06
    • Exposure: 0.125s (1/8)
    • Focal Length: 6.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash