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If you like out-of-the-way churches, stop by this little gem. The church was built and dedicated to an angel who helped guide some fisherman to safety during a terrible storm over 100 years ago. The site has been home to a church since 1200. There...More
A short but nice visit. The church was open for visitors. It lies in a open landscape close to the sea, and this adds to the story about this medieval church site and all the ship wreck that has happend here.
This small church is located alone, next to the ocean, on the open basalt flows of the Reykjanes Peninsula and the area around the church provides a scenic area of open, dark sky perfect for the viewing of the aurora borealis. We were fortunate enough...More
I had found this on the internet well before our trip. There is a lot of history in this church and location. We saw the monuments and the church itself, however like many in Iceland it was locked to the inside which is respectable. Going...More
The church is not an impressive cathedral my any means, but a typical costal Nordic and Icelandic church by the sea. The view is impressive, and the vastness of the ocean and what is has meant and means to the fishermen and seafarers of Iceland...More
Gorgeous little church, beautifully set, just behind the ocean. Makes for very scenic pictures! Note: not always open during the winter months, and although you can make an appointment, check before you go if you plan to go inside the church 😄
A beautifully maintained Protestant chapel surrounded by peaceful fields and soothing waves on the southern coast. A short drive from Eyrarbakki, it is as if a postcard slowly emerges in front of your very eyes. Such a hidden gem.
The aurora forecast showed the area east of Eyrarbakki the only area near Reykjavik with any possibly of clear skies our last night in iceland. We made the night time drive east in hopes of catching the aurora before then end of an otherwise overcast...More
This nice little Church was build by and for fishermen. Inside it has a sober but delicate altar, and outside a statue of the angel Landsyn who once saved a fishermen ship from stranding.
Follow the stairs to the coast line in front of the...More