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This was an amazing church. So modern and looked so pretty up on the hill above the town. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Beautiful and unique church

We went a little out of our way to see this church and I'm happy we made the effort. You can just... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2019
Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an amazing church. So modern and looked so pretty up on the hill above the town. Very peacefull place to sit and reflect.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Aussiepam
Reviewed April 18, 2019

We went a little out of our way to see this church and I'm happy we made the effort. You can just park right in front of it and there are great views.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank johnarama
Reviewed March 3, 2019

This church is visible from everywhere in Stykkisholmur, and what a gem it is. The outside and inside are both very modern in design, but the thing that took my breath away when I first went in was the incredible painting of The Madonna and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chris60_10
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Drove through this little town. Beautiful and breathtaking views. Visited a ceramic shop. Beautiful and unique handmade items .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Susie S
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Great base for Snæfellsnes. Enough to do in poor weather yet great when picks up. Nice array of museums and restaurants

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hamilp
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

I love the churches of Iceland.. from the tiny and quaint, to these monoliths. They always seem to be built to be viewed and appreciated from afar, and this is no different. It towers over the town and during our visit was stark white against...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful modern church of unusual design, inaugurated 1990. Located close to central town area in a high prominent position affording wonderful views over the surrounding area and the nearby islands. Well worth a visit - either by car to front, or walk if you are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank aussie1928
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We stopped in Stykkisholms to track down the bar from Walter Mitty (found it down by the harbor!). Drove up to the church just to marvel at the architecture; I love how the countryside churches are all little red churches with steeples and the urban...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jalynne8
Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is a bit out of the way, but if you're in the area, a visit to this church is really worth it. We stayed nearby and walked over to see the interior - really unique. Definitely recommend a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChuckP440
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous design inside and out. The beautiful architecture dominated the town’s skyline. Only wish I could have heard someone play the fabulous organ.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kittym715
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