Turf Church of Vidimyri – Vídimyrarkirkja – Iceland

Christian Schoen

Christian Schoen is a globetrotter, travel writer and author of the very successful travel guide "Die Ruinenstädte der Maya", published in Germany. He loves to visit temples, pyramids and any kind of ancient ruins. The SLR in his hand, he can be met on adventurous hiking tours in tropical jungle landscapes - sometimes - or just somewhere in his neighbourhood, the Black Forest Mountains in Germany.

3 Responses

  1. Margaret Anderson says:


    I have made a painting of one of your photographs of a turf church on this site and would like to have your permission to display it in a local art show.

    Thank you.

    • admin says:

      Margaret, that’s cool!
      I am happy to hear that people like these photos.

      I don’t think that you need a permission. Please feel free to show your painting wherever you want.

      Please send me a photo of your painting to crischo(at)amazingtemples.com and I will show it at the bottom of the post above.


  1. 2014/07/28

    […] kerkje tegen opgetrokken uit hout en turf met een met gras begroeid dak. Voor 700 kronen kon je de Vídimyrarkirkja uit 1834 ook van binnen bezoeken, deelde de verveeld kijkende jobstudent ons mee. We stonden al met […]

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