Magnus Cathedral Ruins

Kirkjubøur, Faroe Islands

Magnus Cathedral is a ruined cathedral built by Bishop Erlendur around the year 1300. The building was however never completed. The cathedral is in an unfinished state to this day. The building has never had a roof. Magnus Cathedral is the largest and most beautiful medieval building in the Faroe Islands.



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Founded: c. 1300
Category: Ruins in Faroe Islands

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Martina Schierhorn (19 months ago)
Wonderful, with a great guy, who explained it very good.
B T (2 years ago)
Historic old Cathedral in a beautiful picturesque small village not far from the capital Tórshavn. A stunning location to watch a sunrise/sunset or a solar eclipse.
Richard Haagensen (2 years ago)
Nice and peaceful place. The hiking trail from Torshavn here is great!
Richard A (2 years ago)
Lovely sight in a beautiful setting. Interesting building surrounded by the sea. A church next to the old structure is very nice too
Uroš - Valentino Saraja (2 years ago)
The place has a interesting energy. It's very small but worth a visit due to the nice views and beautiful houses. The church is still under renovation, but it represents one of the important historical landmarks in Faroe Islands.
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