Abbey Church in Ystad

Address: St Petri Kyrkoplan, 27160 Ystad Show map

Address: St Petri Kyrkoplan, 27160 Ystad

The monastery church is part of a Franciscan monastery from 1200's. Abbey is owned by Ystad Municipality and serves as both of worship and local museum.

In 1267 founded the Franciscan monastery in Ystad of knight Holmger and his wife Catherine. This is shown by a wooden panel that was in the abbey church. Around this time, the church, was dedicated to St. Peter, built. Gråbröderna, the Franciscans were called, lived probably in humbler accommodations.

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