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Husaby kyrka (church) was built around the 9th century.

The church  is located south east of Kinnekulle and is most know for being the place where Olof Skötkonung was baptized (in a sacred well, just east of Church.

Olof Skötkonung became the fist truly Christian king in Sweden. Olof had a Kings Farm near Husaby which he donated to the first bishop's seat in Sweden.

The church is an unusually large Romanesque church with a high west tower, originally functioning as a defence tower.

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