This is the only fort in Tórshavn built in the 16th Century. Skansin is nestled just beside the harbour in Tórshavn and the Tórshavn bus terminal. There is a lighthouse on Skansin as well as guns from World War ll and other guns as well.
You will have a panoramic view of Nólsoy island from Skansin. Many people gathred at Skansin during the total solar eclipse in the Faroe Islands in 2015.