Magnus Cathedral

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Ruins of Magnus Cathedral
The Magnus Cathedral in 1839

Magnus Cathedral is a ruined cathedral in the village of Kirkjubøur on the island of Streymoy in the Faroe Islands. It was built by Bishop Erlendur about the year 1300, but the building was never completed. The cathedral is in an unfinished state to this day. The building has never had a roof. Magnus Cathedral is the largest and most beautiful medieval building in the Faroe Islands.

Pictures of the ruins of the Magnus Cathedral featured on a series of Faroese stamps in 1988:

Coordinates: 61°57′21″N 6°47′36″W / 61.95583°N 6.79333°W / 61.95583; -6.79333