I was a bit surprised to see that the Roman Catholic Cathedral was about as sparse as the Lutheran one was... I think this must be Icelandic simplicity and restraint in design at work. A simple space but peaceful and very quiet, contemplative. Some lovely old sculptures, including a very old carved wooden Madonna at the back of the nave.... 更多
While walking we encountered the Landakotskirkja. Once inside we discovered this was a Catholic church. There were about three people inside, admiring the architecture. It was quite bright inside, probably thanks to the white walls and ceilings. The outside remembers me of a church in London, I don't remember its name, but this one was Anglican. However, this is a... 更多
By far for me the most beautiful church in Iceland. The gothic feel makes it unique and worth seeing. Inside there are beautiful wooden carved altars and unique statues. The stained glass is plain yet beautifully geometric. If you're a church viewer like me put this one on your list.
Nice church. The architecture is pleasing and the interior is quite luminous, which might surprise when looking from the outside. The church is quite simple in the interior decoration, which is a plus.
This church is a short walk up the hill from the Settlement Museum. It was quite simple but striking architecture on the outside and looks strong, imposing and resilient. The inside is very bright and has some interesting things to look at. Beware: the door opens outwards. At first we thought it was closed and were puzzled because it was... 更多
While Hallgrimskirkja is more impressive in size, the interior isn't much to write home about. Not so at Landakotskirkja. The outside is very old fashioned albeit a bit grey, but once you go inside it is a sight. There are various statues and stained glass windows. The altar is very pretty and the entire sanctuary is well maintained. The tile... 更多