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Skálholtskirkja

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Harbor Apartment
Harbor Apartment
June 25, 2019
Skálholt is one of the most historic places in Iceland. It was an episcopal see, a school, a seat of learning and administration for more than 700 years and a place of pilgrimage in medieval times. ​Skálholt of our time is more than history. It is a place of culture, spirituality and music run by…
Solheimar Eco Village Staff
Solheimar Eco Village Staff
November 05, 2018
Beautiful church and exhibitions to learn about Icelandic history.
Thrudur G.
Thrudur G.
August 17, 2018
The first church in Iceland was built at Skálholt around the year 1000. Today, Skálholt is visited for the new cathedral, the tomb of bishops, the museum, and the collection of ancient books in the tower - and not least "the unforgettable concerts held in the church".
Drifa
Drifa
May 23, 2018
Skálholt is one of Iceland's places of special historical interest. For seven centuries it was the scene of the most dramatic events which shaped the political, spiritual and cultural life in Iceland. Its early history is traced back to the 11th century when religious disputes were at their sharpest…
Bjarki
Bjarki
November 01, 2016
With its cathedral Skálholt of our time is more than history. It is the site of a deputy bishop and a local parish priest. Besides holy services every Sunday and morning (laudes) and evening prayers (vesper) on weekdays the cathedral has become renowned for its summer concerts attracting many…
Location
Flúðir, South