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Stunning visage towering over Stykki

I love the churches of Iceland.. from the tiny and quaint, to these monoliths. They always seem to... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Annandale, Virginia
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Striking Design

Beautiful modern church of unusual design, inaugurated 1990. Located close to central town area in... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Batemans Bay, Australia
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Borgarbraut, Stykkisholmur 340, Iceland
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All reviews beautiful church worth a visit quaint town light bulbs from afar hill overlooking quick photo virgin mary unusual design walk around pipe organ few minutes great view of the city the cliff volcano museum architecture modern
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great base for Snæfellsnes. Enough to do in poor weather yet great when picks up. Nice array of museums and restaurants

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hamilp
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I love the churches of Iceland.. from the tiny and quaint, to these monoliths. They always seem to be built to be viewed and appreciated from afar, and this is no different. It towers over the town and during our visit was stark white against...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stef4115
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful modern church of unusual design, inaugurated 1990. Located close to central town area in a high prominent position affording wonderful views over the surrounding area and the nearby islands. Well worth a visit - either by car to front, or walk if you are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank aussie1928
Reviewed 22 September 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 9 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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