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Saksun Church, Vestmanna

#5 of 10 in Historic Sites in Streymoy
Church · Landmark
Standing alone at the end of a village road, Saksun Church looks out over the sea. The design of this site may surprise at first, since it combines religious and nautical elements and symbols. Naturally, this reflects the main trade of the locals--fishing. After your visit to the church, take time to roam around the village, enjoying the view of the sea and mountains. Plan to visit Saksun Church and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Vestmanna attractions using our Vestmanna trip planner.
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  • This entire area - the church, the tiny village with the grass-covered roofs, the large bay, the waterfalls, etc. - make this place so picture-postcard perfect. While there we did the hike that...  more »
  • If you take the road to Saksun church, you will have a really nice view on the bay. the classic pictures you will only get with a perfect angle or photoshop, there is a lot of modern equipment which.....  more »

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