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Saksun Church, Streymoy

#5 of 11 in Historic Sites in Streymoy
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 Streymoy attractions using our Streymoy trip planner .
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  • I was wondering how this place presented itself. The night before I literally dreamt of locals defending their place with kind of an iron curtain, as I was reading all this stuff about "no more touris...  more »
  • I visited here on a day tour. The church itself is closed and does not enter inside, only the appearance. The scenery of lakes and mountains in the wilderness and waterfalls was beautiful, and the church standing in it was superb.
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