Greyfriars Abbey in Ystad

Swedish: Klostret i Ystad

Visit to the tourist attraction of Sweden - Greyfriars Abbey in Ystad: was founded in 1267, and is one of the most well-preserved medieval monasteries in Sweden.

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The abbey originally consisted of a abbey's church and three buildings that formed a square around a courtyard. The abbey consists of three connected buildings: the church of St. Peter, the former gatehouse and the one preserved wing. The all buildings are made of red brick, making the edifice one of the most striking examples of Brick Gothic in Sweden.

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Opening hours

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Admission fees

  • Adults: 50 SEK
  • Children under 17 years old: free


  • Visit to Greyfriars Abbey in Ystad
  • Sankt Petri Kyrkoplan
  • SE-271 80
  • Ystad
  • Scania County (Skåne)
  • Sweden

Geo coordinates

  • Latitude: 55.4312596
  • Longitude: 13.8197925