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Information about Skansin

4.6
285 Google reviews
Type
Cultural attractions
Location
62.00798416137695,-6.76321363449097
Opening Hours
Monday: Open 24 hours; Tuesday: Open 24 hours; Wednesday: Open 24 hours; Thursday: Open 24 hours; Friday: Open 24 hours; Saturday: Open 24 hours; Sunday: Open 24 hours
Distance From City Center
0.6 km
Family Friendly
Yes
Average rating
4.6
Number of reviews
285

SkansinThis 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.