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Olavskirkjan, Kirkjubour

#6 of 10 in Historic Sites in Streymoy
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
See the oldest church still in use on the Faroes at Olavskirkjan, a stark 12th-century structure just a few steps from the sea. A stone wall borders the whitewashed building. Inside, you'll find a simple but clean and peaceful space. Outside, wander around behind the church to see the local cemetery among the green grass. Our Kirkjubour tour itinerary planner makes visiting Olavskirkjan and other Kirkjubour attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Located next to the abandoned cathedral, this little church is worth a visit too. It's not much but it is well worth seeing  more »
  • This ancient Church, built in XI Century, was the oldest Cathedral at the Faroe. Visiting this simple and beautiful Church is like stepping into the Vikings History  more »

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