Vejleå Church

The new church in Ishøj is a modern church in a strict and simple style. The Wohlert architects have succeeded in recreating the fundamental idea of a Middle Age church, which most Danes see as the prototype of a “real” church. When the foundation stone was laid, a tile with Ishøj’s logotype was built in above the foundation. It can now be seen in the porch.

The Vejleå church building is based on fundamental geometrical forms such as squares, triangles and circles, and the church is white - in its exterior as well as its interior. Five stories high, the tower is easily spotted with a roof that reiterates that of the main 'ship' (building), just on a smaller scale.

The artist, Peter Brandes, was asked to decorate the church room in collaboration with the architects. The altar, the crucifix and the altar silver as well as the baptismal font with the baptismal basin are a result of that collaboration. The most overwhelming decoration is the six big triangular glass paintings, of which reflections run down the large walls and the sloping ceiling surfaces slanting ceiling boards of the church creating a wonderful play of light. 


Opening hours

01/01/2010 - 01/01/2030 Monday - Wednesday, Friday 10:00 - 15:00
01/01/2010 - 01/01/2030 Thursday 10:00 - 15:00
01/04/2020 - 01/04/2030 Thursday 16:00 - 18:00
01/04/2020 - 01/04/2030 Sunday 11:00 - 13:00

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  • Facilities

    • Coach park
  • Type

    • Of architectural interest



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