Thingeyrakirkja – The Church At Þingeyrar

Thingeyrakirkja – The Church At Þingeyrar

Þingeyrakirkja – the Church at Þingeyrar is one of the most important Icelandic churches. 

It was built of stone in Romanesque style and consecrated 1877. The church possesses many costly treasures. 

The oldest object in the church is a fine 15th century English alabaster altarpiece. 

The hexagonal pulpit with a tester and baptismal font is from the late 17th century. Þingeyri was an important place from early settlement and is mentioned in the saga literature as a regional assembly site. 

Next to the church is a large circular structure, believed to be a judgment circle and listed as a heritage site. 

Opening Hours: Summer: 
June 1st-August 31st 10am–5pm 
Winter: Open according to an agreement 
Entrance Fee: A service fee is charged for 14 years old and up. 
Discounts for groups and seniors over 67 years.