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The Church of St Jacob the Apostle in Švėkšna

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Švėkšna is a small and charming town, first mentioned in the 16th century. The red Neo-Gothic Church of St Jacob the Apostle is impossible to miss. The arched viaduct bridge that connects the churchyard with a nearby park is cherished by locals as a unique architectural feature that also makes for the perfect selfie spot.
Švėkšna is a small and charming town, first mentioned in the 16th century. The red Neo-Gothic Church of St Jacob the Apostle is impossible to miss. And if it looks unique, it’s because it was designed by Swedish architect Carlo Eduardo Strandman, with a pulpit specially made in the Austrian Tyrol. The arched viaduct bridge that connects the churchyard with a nearby park is cherished by locals as a unique architectural feature that also makes for the perfect selfie spot.