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Iconic

Beautiful iconic church- got some beautiful photos of it from the beach, and drove up to get the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
James M
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San Francisco, CA
It's a church and looks like all other churches, but the view is charming

We drove past maybe a dozen of churches in southern Iceland that look identical to this one, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Megalomac
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Minneapolis, MN
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Main Ring Road, Vik, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful iconic church- got some beautiful photos of it from the beach, and drove up to get the view of the town

Thank James M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove past maybe a dozen of churches in southern Iceland that look identical to this one, but the Vik incarnation is high on a hill overlooking the entire town. Worth driving up there to take some panoramic pictures of the charming town.

Thank Megalomac
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I believe this was built as a replacement for an older church in a different location. The congregation chose a beautiful site, both for pictures of the church from the surrounding town, and also for the views of the area (mountains, beach) on a clear...More

Thank MandyJ2012
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect piece of typical Iceland. Cute little church on the top of a hill with a beautiful backdrop. Do typical Iceland. A postcard comes to life.

Thank TAMAN1951
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty spot and pretty views of the church looking up from Vík and from the church looking down toward the village.

Thank Callisto S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Vik Church sits atop the hill looking over the town with great water views. Easy to access with plenty of parking. Overall we found Vik to be very quaint town and a nice stop along our trip. Helpful Iceland Tips: - Rent a Wifi...More

1  Thank JC-Meg
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

The church is on a hill surrounded by beautiful lupines in summer, Great view of the city from this location. Inside is really small and nice quiet area for prayer.

Thank wizkidca
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Saw the little red-roofed church perched up on a hill and took drive to check it out. It's a great spot overlooking Vík and gives a great vantage point since you're nice and elevated for pictures. Worth the quick pit stop and you can continue...More

Thank Thomas D
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

I don’t know if the church doors ever open. They weren’t when we were there. Still a nice place to park and walk around and take a few pics.

Thank Steve G
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Perched on a hill a red and white church with great views it was closed when we went. Follow the road behind the church up to an old cemetery.

Thank bukagirl
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Joyce T
September 7, 2017|
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The church is still active. Not sure the Times of service.
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