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Christmas calendar 2020 – 22: Luleå Old Town church town (Gammelstads kyrkstad)

Advent calendar 2020 - 22: Luleå Gammelstads kyrkstad

Just outside Luleå there is a large town which, for the most part of the year, is devoid of people. While eerie, it isn’t abandoned. The red-painted town surrounds Nederluleå (Lower Luleå) church, inaugurated in 1492, funded by regional trade in animal hide (skin) and salmon. Over time, (by 1600 the latest) a town formed…...