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Top things to do in Kirkwall

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Ranked #1 of 8 attractions in Kirkwall
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #2 of 8 attractions in Kirkwall
Category: History Museums; Museums
This museum details the 5,000-year history of the islands.
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$88* and up
Ranked #3 of 8 attractions in Kirkwall
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: This treacherous pass made ship navigation difficult, resulting in over 10 sunken ship wrecks, providing an excellent dive... more » Owner description: This treacherous pass made ship navigation difficult, resulting in over 10 sunken ship wrecks, providing an excellent dive site. « less
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Ranked #4 of 8 attractions in Kirkwall
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Ranked #5 of 8 attractions in Kirkwall
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

Orkney Wireless Museum An excellent way to kill some time on a rainy day in Kirkwall. Located just next to the harbour and ferry port, this little one-room museum has some... more »

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Ranked #6 of 8 attractions in Kirkwall
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks

The Earl's Palace apparently has its place in history having been built for the Scottish nobility when they colonised the Orkney Islands in the 16th century.  The Earl's Palace... more »

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Ranked #7 of 8 attractions in Kirkwall
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #8 of 8 attractions in Kirkwall
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