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Reyniskirkja Church, Vik

#1 of 13 in Historic Sites in South Region
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Reyniskirkja Church features traditional wooden architecture and stands on the top of a hill, overlooking the village of Vik and its black basalt beaches. During the winter, the snowy mountainous vistas make for pretty pit-stop photo opportunities. Considering this parish is isolated, pre-planning is essential, as you'll only be able to enter and/or attend services on specific days. Get in touch with a local tour operator for more info. Arrange to visit Reyniskirkja Church and other attractions in Vik using our Vik journey website.
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  • We went to Vik because we heard that that is a must-do when you visit Reynisfjara beach anyway. But it was very boring and quiet in Vik. We drove up to the church but the view from there is not that....  more »
  • The high ratings of this Church can only be explained by the fact that tourists during their trip along the southern coast of Iceland forget what churches look like in principle. Judging by the lack.....  more »
  • Nice picturesque church with cemetery. Plenty of parking space. On the way to Black beach.
  • What a gorgeous place to stop. Unexpected. The silence there is really suggestive, watching this small church and graveyard with the gigantic mountains behind. Really loved it .
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