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Gjaar Church, Gjogv

Dating from 1919, Gjaar Church has served as a center of worship for this small community. The building is quite simple, with a white facade, oval windows, and a bright green roof. Explore the modest but pleasant interior, and afterwards snap some photos outside. Behind the church lies the town's cemetery, overlooking the sea. Work out when and for how long to visit Gjaar Church and other Eysturoy attractions using our handy Eysturoy road trip planning site .
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  • Såvidt vi fikk vite, er dette den eneste kirka på Færøyene som står i denne retningen. Denne var satt opp slik at den skulle vises godt fra havet! Flott kirke, flott utsikt  more »
  • Across the road from the church stands a sculpture of a mother and two children looking out to sea. Behind the statue are plaques bearing the names of people lost at sea. Eight people lost on one day ...  more »
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