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Selfosskirkja

Kirkjuvegur, Selfoss 800, Iceland
+354 482 2175
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Do not pass this up!

It may not seem like much but it was the spiritual, cultural, and political center of the whole... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Daniel H
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Chicago, Illinois
Picturesque!

Pretty, nondiscript kinda church, soaring tower in white towards the heavens...nice photo op and... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
Larry M
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Vientiane, Laos
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good67%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 22, 2018
“Picturesque!”
Dec 12, 2017
“Majestic”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kirkjuvegur, Selfoss 800, Iceland
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+354 482 2175
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

It may not seem like much but it was the spiritual, cultural, and political center of the whole island for seven centuries! There have been seven churches built on the site that the current one stands on. Go into the church and make a quick...More

Thank Daniel H
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Pretty, nondiscript kinda church, soaring tower in white towards the heavens...nice photo op and short visit.

Thank Larry M
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

A lovely church just on the edge of the waterside. Makes for a nice photo and looks pretty lit up at night

Thank nmaidwell123
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

A delightful chuch right beside the river. Wonderful views of the Norther Lights from here. Worth a look.

Thank Penny R
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

we stumbled upon this church on our evening walk and the area around was really pretty especially around sunset. Behind it was a small cemetery and next to it was a river with lots of thermal area. So quiet and peaceful and lots of reflection...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

Stopped by this little cute church on our way to Skógafoss in a early morning. We did not go inside the church, but took a lot of group photo our side.

Thank doublewoodscj
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Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is a lovely little church, picturesquely located near the river crossing Selfoss. While the church was never open for a visit during our stay, it was just lovely to look at, especially after dark.

3  Thank TheShis
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