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Saksun Church, 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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  • Looking down on this church from the village to where it sits overlooking the water below is just beautiful. We weren’t able to go inside but it was a very peaceful place to visit and the graveyard is...  more »
  • Be aware that those slopes and those pictures of this valley are taken from private properties. You should go talk with the owners if you could use their land to take a wonderful pictures. I think I t...  more »
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