Olavskirkjan, Kirkjubour

#6 of 11 in Historic Sites in Streymoy
See the oldest church still in use on the Faroes at Olavskirkjan, a stark 12th-century structure just a few steps from the sea. A stone wall borders the whitewashed building. Inside, you'll find a simple but clean and peaceful space. Outside, wander around behind the church to see the local cemetery among the green grass. Take a look at our Kirkjubour tour itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Olavskirkjan and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Located next to the abandoned cathedral, this little church is worth a visit too. It's not much but it is well worth seeing  more »
  • This ancient Church, built in XI Century, was the oldest Cathedral at the Faroe. Visiting this simple and beautiful Church is like stepping into the Vikings History  more »

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