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Skansin Fortress, Torshavn

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  • Данный маяк можно увидеть уже по приезду на центральный автобусный вокзал. Место популярное и может быть занято фотографирующими туристами. Мне показались домики под мхом рядом с ним даже более симпат...  more »
  • Probably the best view in the city centre and interesting to see their Fortress Protection of years gone by but again with so little to do or see in the City this becomes a must see just by default if...  more »
  • The small fort of Skansin was built circa 1580, and is located at the northern edge of Torshavn, capital city of the Faroe Islands. It is accessed by a short walk up the main road leaving town. Only t...  more »
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  • A nice place by the harbor where you can enjoy the scenery and the relic canons from WW2.
  • WW2 canons!
  • Fine location, good vantage point, a visit please if you are in the area,
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  • Great experience with people who have invited us home to drink and chat. The city nice and hospitable.
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  • City of dimwits troglodytes, that when they see a group of whales at sea, they stop working, they bring them to shore and get killed, for the pure pleasure of it! I forgot, they leave even proud!!!
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