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Stykkisholmskirkja

Borgarbraut, Stykkisholmur 340, Iceland
+354 438 1560
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Very unusual and unique church building!

We were curious about this church that we could see from our hotel room so we went inside on our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie F
,
North Ogden, Utah
Lacking character

Modern day church which lacked any character, Set on the hill overlooking a lovely bay but for me... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark R
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Sydney
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“small town” (4 reviews)
“worth a visit” (5 reviews)
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Borgarbraut, Stykkisholmur 340, Iceland
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+354 438 1560
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were curious about this church that we could see from our hotel room so we went inside on our way out of town. I loved the charming lighting and the beautiful painting of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus. It is definitely worth a...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Modern day church which lacked any character, Set on the hill overlooking a lovely bay but for me this was the only redeeming feature. Filled in some time waiting for the ferry.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drive up here and look at the church - it is not usually open - which is very unusual. Then admire the view of the town and the fjord. Well worth a quick stop.

Thank 03Val48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church is a must for visitors-so simple, so serene, so beautiful. It is situated on a high point at Stykkishhelmur and the design is a perfect fit with the geography.

Thank annemarie797
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had seen this place in a video of the area and it also was the location of a geocache so we found our way here to check it out. This church is beautiful inside and out - the pipe organ inside is very interesting...More

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We stayed in this small town and our room looked out on this beautiful church. Worth a walk, amazing church for a small town.

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I knew about this church from the web and finally had a chance to visit it. The reality is much, much better than anything I saw online! First of all, instead of the usual cross and crucifixion, the central piece is (an Icelandic, modern) Madonna...More

Thank BBLC
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Visited in July of 2017. The church has a very simple yet dramatic interior. The exterior is very interesting and great for photos. We got some great pictures of the town from the cliff behind the church. Easy to get to from the middle of...More

Thank Archited2013
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Nice looking church. Took a few nice pictures. It was close so no chance to go in... It looks better from far ( eg. from the cliff.)

Thank StanleyandPandora
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We stayed here solely for the purpose of catching the ferry to Westfjords, and were pleasantly surprised to find a quaint town that we were able to explore and delight in for the better part of a day. Picturesque and colorful, it is a photographers...More

Thank Louise2900
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