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Crazy to stand on top of the church

The short walk from the parking area is nice. The church looks really cute from the distance. While... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Falls Church, Virginia
OK having been there

I must say that my expectations was a bit higher as I heard of the Church "berried into sand", but... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
Johnny O
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

If you are expecting an old church, you'll be dissapointed, if you are expecting a beautiful building, you'll be dissapointed. This building is both compelling and fascinating because of what it is and what isn't there. It's just a plain tower with a harbour view...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

The short walk from the parking area is nice. The church looks really cute from the distance. While it doesn't seem like much, you can enter the church from the front entrance and go up for a little view over the area. Be careful though,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

I must say that my expectations was a bit higher as I heard of the Church "berried into sand", but coming there was not "that great experience". But as my heading says, it's OK to have been there, especially as we stayed at Color Skagen...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Johnny O
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting story and otherwise just a building away from anywhere else and sticking up from some sandy hill. It is worth 10 minutes of your time for pictures and the story, but not worth going far out of your way for. You have been warned.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank John Z
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

In all frankness it's just a church tower in the middle of nowhere. It's not particularly sanded over but it has a certain charm. We biked there, took a few pictures and ate an ice cream and biked further out on the dunes. If you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Not quite sure this is worth the detour. The cafe and ice cream parlor was great though, very friendly service. The church itself has a spectacular history but all you can see is a church tower - that's it.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

A quiet slightly meditative spot to spend a morning. It's impressive what faith can do: the deconstructed it brick by brick, parts numbered. One day they will rebuild it. I am pretty sure of that.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank joeys1976
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The story of this church (see previous reviews) is more impressive than the actual sight of the remaining tower, but it is a lovely walk through the woods to get there (~1.5km). By the way, I did not go up the stairs inside the church...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank uxj
Reviewed 29 June 2016

During the last half of the 18th century the church was partially buried by sand. The struggle to keep the church free of sand lasted until 1795, when it was abandoned after wards the church was demolished. The only part of the original structure that...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

A nice short detour while on our way to Skagen. You have to be very careful on the narrow stairs up the tower - especially coming back down. But definitely worth the view og Skagen to climb the stairs.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Response from Des H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't remember quoting the words in your question. Our visit was as part of a coach trip around a few sites. If I remember correctly, the Buried Church is too far from the terminal for a leisurely walk there and back... More