Hans Tavsens House

Hans Tavsen's House, on the south side of the cathedral of Ribe. The house is from the 16th century and is all that remains of the bishop''s residence. The home of of the Lutheran bishops, among them Hans Tavsen.

Who was Hans Tavsen:
Denmark’s reformist, Hans Tavsen, was the bishop of Ribe from 1542 to 1561, the year he died. Hans Tavsen’s House, as well as his statue is located by the Cathedral. He translated the Bible into Danish, wrote a collection of sermons and composed psalms.

Gallery Ribe Glass is housed in Hans Tavsens house, see the opening hours here.

Opening hours

01/01/2017 - 31/12/2017 Monday - Saturday

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  • Type

    • Half-timbered house



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