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"Beautiful Church Outside of Hotel"

My wife and I could see this church outside our room. We walked over to the church a took photos... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Pheenom38
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charleston,illinois
Beautiful Church

This church is visible from our room in the Hotel Selfoss. The simple but unique steeple really... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
ChuckP440
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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15 Oct 2018
“"Beautiful Church Outside of Hotel"”
8 Sep 2018
“Beautiful Church”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was right near the bridge entering Selfoss. Great photo op. The river runs right by it. Easy to get to from the main road.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank edm499
Reviewed 30 December 2018

we really like the history seen here; there were magnificent wildflowers around it also..free admission...a nice quiet location.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scouternurses2016
Reviewed 15 October 2018

My wife and I could see this church outside our room. We walked over to the church a took photos all around. This church was locked, but I believe this church inside and out is typical of the other churches as far as structure outside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

This church is visible from our room in the Hotel Selfoss. The simple but unique steeple really made the church special. It really stood out as part of our view. Unfortunately, we weren't able to visit the interior.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChuckP440
Reviewed 2 August 2018

My son suggested we stop here. Again in the rain but very picturesque and they found a tunnel under the church! All in all very informative about he religious history of Iceland.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary Jo M
Reviewed 24 March 2018

It may not seem like much but it was the spiritual, cultural, and political center of the whole island for seven centuries! There have been seven churches built on the site that the current one stands on. Go into the church and make a quick...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Pretty, nondiscript kinda church, soaring tower in white towards the heavens...nice photo op and short visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 929larrym
Reviewed 8 March 2018

A lovely church just on the edge of the waterside. Makes for a nice photo and looks pretty lit up at night

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nmaidwell123
Reviewed 12 December 2017

A delightful chuch right beside the river. Wonderful views of the Norther Lights from here. Worth a look.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank pennyr562
Reviewed 20 October 2017

we stumbled upon this church on our evening walk and the area around was really pretty especially around sunset. Behind it was a small cemetery and next to it was a river with lots of thermal area. So quiet and peaceful and lots of reflection...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank itcheetam
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