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The Church of Svínoy
constructed in 1878-79 and was built using wedge-shaped rocks
The church in Svínoy was constructed in 1878-79 and was built using wedge-shaped rocks. Other ancient churches were located on the high ground above the village, but the former churches have been placed elsewhere. Bjarnasteinur, which is said to be the tombstone of Svínoyar Bjarni, stands in the porch of the church. The stone was found beneath the church floor in 1828 and has a cross carved into it.
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Christian’s church of Klaksvík
one of the first major modern churches in Scandinavia that is inspired by the old Nordic style
Church of Kirkja
The church was built in the style of the wooden Faroese churches and was consecrated on 28 May 1933