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Saksun Church, Streymoy

3.9
#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 Vestmanna attractions using our Vestmanna trip planner.
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  • This is a magical place, that has a very remote feel to it. truly beautiful, even in the light rain. The only downside, is that it has become increasingly famous, so the owner of the land has set up.....  more »
  • 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...  more »
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