'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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Comments (240)

Urszula K. on May 29, 2012

Wonderfully ornate church, great image, Like. It is big for such a small village, but I guess it needs room for the royal court :-)

best wishes, Urszula.

Slavа on May 30, 2012

VERY NICE SHOT!!! LIKE + YS!

Greetings from Russia! Slava.

Mehmet Güçlü on May 30, 2012

Hello dear Jan;

Very nice image and shot. YSL

Best wishes, OLYMPIST

drku on May 30, 2012

Eine traumhaft schöne Bemalung, Like 81.

Freundliche Grüße Klaus

Hamid Gholami on May 30, 2012

Very lovely picture! Like

Martin (WPF) on May 30, 2012

Hello Jan what a splendor in this magnificent decorations! Fantastic!

L & Ys

Greetings, Martin

Thank you for your kind visit and sorry for my very late reply!

Jawed Hasan on May 30, 2012

Beautiful interior excellent shot L+F
greetings, Jawed

Giannis Korilis on May 30, 2012

impressive photo! beautiful colors!I like it ...+F...pappous

K. Peters on May 30, 2012

Hallo Jan!

Gratuliere Dir zu diesem gelungen Foto vom Altarraum der Møgeltønder Kirke! Auf Deinem Originalfoto kann man jede Einzelheit in Augenschein nehmen. Es ist einfach nur wunderbar! Glücklich die Nation,die so ein erhabenes Gotteshaus ihr eigen nennen kann.

LIKE 86 + Favorit 28

Viele Grüße aus Berlin!

Klaus

Jul@ on May 30, 2012

Hello,Jan

Very impressive view!wonderful decor

YSL

With best wishes

Imre Lakat on May 30, 2012

Very good shot , beautiful photo !

Like !

Best wishes , Imre

Mary-la on May 30, 2012

The grand interior. You've showed them beautifully. Like and Y*. Best wishes, Maryla

Petros Kalaitzis on May 30, 2012

Beautiful picture! LIKE + YS. Greetings, Petros

eric-bretagne-29 on May 30, 2012

quelle beauté bravo L+F amitiés cher Jan eric

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on May 31, 2012

Wow!! una obra de arte!! me gusta y YS --AnaM

idahodon on May 31, 2012

Excellent photo! L+F! Best regards, Don.

BritPlom on May 31, 2012

A jewel!

Like + Fav

Greetings, François

Yves Faucon on May 31, 2012

Jolie capture. J'aime. Amicalement. Yves.

**omidka&Arman** on May 31, 2012

بسیار زیبا L

Garzer on May 31, 2012

Very nice photo!L 99 + Fa 37! Greetings, Klaus

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  • Uploaded on May 23, 2012
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    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

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