Bornholm (Round Churches)
2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm - Olsker round church, the stairway up to the second story which is unfinished. The stairs are narrow so they could not have been used for granaries unless they loaded up through a winch and upper window..

2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm – Olsker round church, the stairway up to the second story which is unfinished. The stairs are narrow so they could not have been used for granaries unless they loaded up through a winch and upper window..

2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm – Olsker round church, the stairway up to the second story which is unfinished. The stairs are narrow so they could not have been used for granaries unless they loaded up through a winch and upper window.. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm - the strange  Round Church of Olsker built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century it was originally not a church and its use remains a mystery.

2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm – the strange Round Church of Olsker built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century it was originally not a church and its use remains a mystery.

2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm – the strange Round Church of Olsker built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century it was originally not a church and its use remains a mystery. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-09-8 Bornholm, Round Church

2009-09-8 Bornholm, Round Church

2009-09-8 Bornholm, Round Church a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Bornholm is a small island which belongs to Denmark and is famous for its mysterious “round churches.” Around 1100 AD the Pope in Rome gave permission to German knights to carry out crusades up in the northern Baltic regions. Called...
2010-09-19 Denmark, Bornholm - Osterlars round church, built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century it was originally not a church and its use remains a mystery.

2010-09-19 Denmark, Bornholm – Osterlars round church, built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century it was originally not a church and its use remains a mystery.

2010-09-19 Denmark, Bornholm – Osterlars round church, built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century it was originally not a church and its use remains a mystery. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2010-09-19 Denmark, Bornholm - Osterlars round church, built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century it was originally not a church and its use remains a mystery.

2010-09-19 Denmark, Bornholm – Osterlars round church, built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century it was originally not a church and its use remains a mystery.

2010-09-19 Denmark, Bornholm – Osterlars round church, built by the Teutonic Knights in the 13th century it was originally not a church and its use remains a mystery. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm -  Olsker round church, close up of the wooden carving over the door. Original use of this building is unknown. It had no roof.

2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm – Olsker round church, close up of the wooden carving over the door. Original use of this building is unknown. It had no roof.

2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm – Olsker round church, close up of the wooden carving over the door. Original use of this building is unknown. It had no roof. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm - Olsker round church, which is one of four now used as churches but their original purpose is unknown

2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm – Olsker round church, which is one of four now used as churches but their original purpose is unknown

2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm – Olsker round church, which is one of four now used as churches but their original purpose is unknown a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2010-08-31Denmark,  Bornholm - Olsker round church the beams that hold up the roof. Roofs were added in the 16th century and originally they were flat topped with an unfinished upper surface two or three stories high.

2010-08-31Denmark, Bornholm – Olsker round church the beams that hold up the roof. Roofs were added in the 16th century and originally they were flat topped with an unfinished upper surface two or three stories high.

2010-08-31Denmark, Bornholm – Olsker round church the beams that hold up the roof. Roofs were added in the 16th century and originally they were flat topped with an unfinished upper surface two or three stories high. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm - Olsker round church the uppermost floor with the roof. Notice the floor is unfinished and its use is a mystery.

2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm – Olsker round church the uppermost floor with the roof. Notice the floor is unfinished and its use is a mystery.

2010-08-31 Denmark, Bornholm – Olsker round church the uppermost floor with the roof. Notice the floor is unfinished and its use is a mystery. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-09-08 Denmark, Bornholm - Nyker round church which has no buttresses like the others and is smaller but in the same pattern as the other three.

2009-09-08 Denmark, Bornholm – Nyker round church which has no buttresses like the others and is smaller but in the same pattern as the other three.

2009-09-08 Denmark, Bornholm – Nyker round church which has no buttresses like the others and is smaller but in the same pattern as the other three. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2008-09-04 Denmark, Bornholm - Nyker round church; this stairway is narrow and ascends to the third floor which is unfinished.

2008-09-04 Denmark, Bornholm – Nyker round church; this stairway is narrow and ascends to the third floor which is unfinished.

2008-09-04 Denmark, Bornholm – Nyker round church; this stairway is narrow and ascends to the third floor which is unfinished. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-09-08 Denmark, Bornholm all the round churches have a central column which holds up nothing so its purpose is unknown. One is hollow and has little arches inside.  Photo by Richard Maack

2009-09-08 Denmark, Bornholm all the round churches have a central column which holds up nothing so its purpose is unknown. One is hollow and has little arches inside. Photo by Richard Maack

2009-09-08 Denmark, Bornholm all the round churches have a central column which holds up nothing so its purpose is unknown. One is hollow and has little arches inside. Photo by Richard Maack a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter