St. Catharinæ Church & Abbey, Ribe

St. Catharinæ Abbey & Monastary

St. Catharinæ Abbey and Monastary was founded in 1228 by the mendicant friars of the Dominican order, also known in Denmark as The Black Friars. The current church dates from around 1400 and is the third church to occupy the site. 

Ribe Domkirke

Ribe Cathedral

Ribe Cathedral is visible for miles across the flat landscape, and it is amazing to think that travellers have been met by this sight since the middle of the 13th century when it was completed. Ribe Cathedral is the oldest cathedral in Denmark.

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