Churches

Prestsbakkakirkja

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Church of Hvammstangi

Church of Hvammstangi
Hvammstangakirkja or the church of Hvammstangi is the main church of the Hvammstangi parish. The church was inaugurated on the 21st of July, 1957, and was designed by Gu­jˇn Sam˙elsson. Church builder was Snorri Jˇhannesson from Hvammstangi. The church stands on high ground by Kirkjuvegur. The river Sy­ri-Hvammsß runs south of the church.
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Tj÷rn Church

Tj÷rn Church
The church by the farm Tj÷rn on the western side of the Vatnsnes peninsula was built between 1930 and 1940 from concrete. The church holds 70 to 80 people, and the altarpiece is by ١rarinn. B. Ůorlßksson, and painted in 1910.
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Melsta­ur Church

Melsta­ur Church
Melsta­ur is a church in Mi­fj÷r­ur. First settlement at Melsta­ur is registered in the 14th century. ArngrÝmur Jˇnsson is possibly the most known priest to have lived and worked in Melsta­ur. Current church was built in 1947.
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Vesturhˇpshˇlar Church

Vesturhˇpshˇlar Church
The Vesturhˇpshˇlar church is located in Vestuhˇp. The farm is the outermost farm in the area and gets his name from an old landslide that came from the nearby mountain.
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VÝ­idalstunga Church

VÝ­idalstunga Church
VÝ­idalstunga church is located in VÝ­idalstunga in VÝ­idalur. The farm stands between the VÝ­idalsß and Fitjßr rivers.
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Sta­arbakki Church

Sta­arbakki Church
The church is located by the farm Sta­arbakki in Mi­fj÷r­ur. The current church was built in 1890 and has space for 120 people. It is built primarily from wood but the altarpiece was donated by Bj÷rn Gu­mundur Bj÷rnsson of Torfustah˙s. He donated the altarpiece in memory of his son who died of early age. The altarpiece was painted by Eyjˇflur Eyfells in the year 1931.
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Sta­arkirkja

Sta­arkirkja
The church in Sta­ur, Hr˙tafj÷r­ur has a monument on the old postmen
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Efri-N˙pur

Efri-N˙pur
The church of Efri-N˙pur is situated in N˙psdalur valley in Mi­fj÷r­ur. The great poet Vatnsenda-Rˇsa was buried there in 1855
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Brei­abˇlsta­ur

Brei­abˇlsta­ur
Brei­abˇlssta­ur is a church by Vesturhˇp where a great noble farm was in the past.
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Kirkjuhvammur Church

Kirkjuhvammur Church
The Kirkjuhvammur Church is protected and preserved by the National museum.
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