The Most Interesting Historical Places in Faroe Islands

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Historical Places in Faroe Islands

Kirkjubour Cathedral , Kirkjubour
Hike up the hill to Kirkjubour Cathedral, reputedly the largest medieval building on the islands. The 1300 church lacks a roof, which is noth
Torshavn Cathedral , Torshavn
Visible from miles away, Torshavn Cathedral impresses with its bright white walls and slated roof dating back to 1788. The Evangelical-Luther
Tours from $259
Tinganes , Torshavn
Historic Walking Area
Walk among the charming turf-roofed cottages at Tinganes, the cradle of Viking parliamentary democracy. Around 900 CE, the first Viking parli
Skansin Fortress , Torshavn
Once used to defend against pirates, Skansin Fortress went on to serve as a British military base in World War II. The 16th-century stronghol
Standing on the westernmost of the Faroe archipelago, Mykines Holmur Lighthouse offers panoramic views of the ocean, steep cliffs, and plenty
Tours from $201
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