Hedvig Eleonora Church

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Hedvig Eleonora kyrka
Hedvig Eleonora kyrka December 2012 (perspective).jpg
Hedvig Eleonora Church
Basic information
Location Stockholm, Sweden
Geographic coordinates 59°20′07″N 18°04′50″E / 59.33528°N 18.08056°E / 59.33528; 18.08056
Affiliation Church of Sweden
Rite Protestant
Year consecrated 1737
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Parish church
Architectural style Baroque

Hedvig Eleonora Church (Swedish: Hedvig Eleonora kyrka) is a church in central Stockholm, Sweden (in the east district of Östermalm).

The church was consecrated in 1737 and is named after the Swedish Queen Hedvig Eleonora (1636-1715), wife of King Charles X of Sweden. Hedvig Eleonora Church is an octagonal church.

The church is one of Stockholm's most popular for weddings, christenings and funerals.


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Coordinates: 59°20′07″N 18°04′50″E / 59.33528°N 18.08056°E / 59.33528; 18.08056