Hólar Cathedral

Hólar Cathedral is the oldest stone church in Iceland, constructed in 1763. The church is built with red sandstone from the mountain Hólabyrða. A number of historically important items are on display at the church.

The church tower is 27m long and stands beside the church. It was constructed on the 400-year anniversary of the death of the last Catholic Bishop of Iceland, Jón Arason.

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Hólar Cathedral
GPS Points N65° 44' 0.068" W19° 6' 49.590"
Postal code

551

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Hofsstaðir
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  • Hofsstaðir
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 453-6555, 898-6665, 849-6655
Hólar Travel Service
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  • Hjaltadalur
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 455-6333
Kolkuos Guesthouse
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  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 861-3474

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Lynghorse
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  • Lynghóll
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 868-7224
Hofsstaðir
Farm Holidays
  • Hofsstaðir
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 453-6555, 898-6665, 849-6655
Hólar Travel Service
Hotels
  • Hjaltadalur
  • 551 Sauðárkrókur
  • 455-6333