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Hofskirkja Church, Hof

#4 of 14 in Historic Sites in South Region
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  • The Hofskirkja Church is in the town of Hof in Iceland. The ‘town’ is very small and has this amazing lawn covered church. The grass literally engulfs the walls and roof of the church. The mountainous...  more »
  • Hofskirkja Church, in the small village of Hof, is well worth the visit. It is one of only six turf churches left in Iceland. This church was built from 1883 - 1885. There is a very interesting cemete...  more »
  • Beautiful little church, definitely worth your visit if you're driving on the main road and passing by. The graves around this church are represented by countless little hills, covered with grass and even growing trees. When you see a place like this, graveyards are no longer spooky and death becomes a natural and peaceful phenomenon.
  • A small turf Catholic Church (1 of the 6 of its kind across Iceland) is still functional and is very very close to Diamond beach as well as Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon A historic as well as religious place which can be combined on the way for tourists passing by.. It even has a WC facilities opposite to it.. A quick Photoshop would be no harm
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