Sandavágur Church is a distinctive red-roofed church built in 1917. A memorial was erected outside the church to one of the many ships that were sunk during the Second World War.

The church is known for its runestone. The inscription on the Sandavágur stone tells that the Norwegian Torkil Onandarson from Rogaland was the first settler on this place. It is believed to be dated back to the 13th century.

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Founded: 1917
Category: Religious sites in Faroe Islands

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Guus van Dijck (21 months ago)
Nice chirch
Guus van Dijck (21 months ago)
Nice chirch
Jan Bieron (2 years ago)
Contrary to opening hours posted outside (14-18 Monday to Friday), it was locked when we tried to enter. The church itself is picturesque but probably not worth a visit if just for aesthetic reasons
Jan Bieron (2 years ago)
Contrary to opening hours posted outside (14-18 Monday to Friday), it was locked when we tried to enter. The church itself is picturesque but probably not worth a visit if just for aesthetic reasons
Debra Gopaul (2 years ago)
Just loved visiting. A dream in Iceland but then again Iceland has some of the most beautiful historical places.
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