Visible from miles away, Torshavn Cathedral impresses with its bright white walls and slated roof dating back to 1788. The Evangelical-Lutheran community has expanded the church over the years, but preserved the 1647 altarpiece standing on the north wall--don't miss this excellent piece of craftsmanship, depicting the Last Supper across a surface of 1 sq m (10.8 sq ft). Also look for the 18th-century bell, lavishly decorated by palmettes and a crowned emblem of The Danish East India Company--a reminder of Denmark's efforts to tame the North. Plan your Torshavn Cathedral visit and explore what else you can see and do in Torshavn using our Torshavn sightseeing planning site .
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Torshavn Cathedral Reviews
eine schlichte Schönheit, typisch skandinavisch eben. Aber sehr sehenswert, von innen und von außen. more »a simple beauty, typically Scandinavian. But very worth seeing, from inside and from the outside.
En virkelig flot og velholdt gammel kirke midt i Tórshavns gamle bydel, som helt sikkert er et besøg værd more »A really nice and well kept old church in the middle of Tórshavn Old Town which is definitely worth a visit
Lovely cathedral. Boats hanging from the ceiling. Doors at the end of each pew plus the distinctive balcony stood out for me.
Beautiful small church in the middle of town. Some unique features I hadn't seen for the pew seating. Impressive woodwork and a large organ. It has two ships suspended from the ceiling.
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