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Neat modern church in the city featured in Walter Mitty!

We stopped in Stykkisholms to track down the bar from Walter Mitty (found it down by the harbor... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hudson, Wisconsin
Modern church with nice views

A church with a very distinctive architecture on top of a hill in Stykkisholmur. The interior is... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Haacht, Belgium
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Borgarbraut, Stykkisholmur 340, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped in Stykkisholms to track down the bar from Walter Mitty (found it down by the harbor!). Drove up to the church just to marvel at the architecture; I love how the countryside churches are all little red churches with steeples and the urban...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a bit out of the way, but if you're in the area, a visit to this church is really worth it. We stayed nearby and walked over to see the interior - really unique. Definitely recommend a visit.

Thank ChuckP440
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous design inside and out. The beautiful architecture dominated the town’s skyline. Only wish I could have heard someone play the fabulous organ.

Thank Kitty M
Reviewed 9 August 2018

A church with a very distinctive architecture on top of a hill in Stykkisholmur. The interior is very sober like all other churches in Iceland but your attention is immediately drawn to the beautiful painting of a floating Madonna and Child behind the altar. Also...More

Thank Globetrotter045
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We were very lucky to be able to make pictures of this stunning architectonic building. The views to the sea and the hills are great

Thank HollandWanderer
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We were in Stykkisholmur visiting the Volcano Museum (interesting) and drove past this magnificent structure - I just had to check it out! It was noon; there weren't any signs indicating open hours but the doors were unlocked and there were some other people looking...More

Thank jameskul
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting the village, have a walk and visit it. We were lucky to get there on a "sunny" sunset. Enjoy!

Thank Romario1257
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Interesting modernly designed church. It is worth a visit if you are in the area. I personally prefer the more traditional churches, but it is nice to read about the architecture and how the roof was designed to look like a whale’s tale. The inside...More

Thank Duda R
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Picturesque little town with good photo ops of the Harbour and views from a headland that is easy to climb.

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 24 June 2018

You can see the church for miles. It´s very simple inside with a big organ and a simple altar. Take a look, if you´re in the neighbourhood

Thank Medborgeren
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