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Visit Orkney’s churches and cathedrals to admire the stunning architecture and hear amazing historic stories.
The island’s churches and cathedrals include the magnificent St Magnus Cathedral, created in the 12th century, and the Italian Chapel, built by Italian prisoners of war during WWII.
Plan a trip to Orkney’s churches and cathedrals using the information listings.
Churches, Cathedrals & Abbeys
Visit the Italian Chapel, a beautiful Roman Catholic chapel in Lamb Holm which was constructed by Italian POWs during the Second World War.
Visit the most northerly cathedral in Britain which was founded by the Viking Earl Rognvald in 1137.
Visit this restored 19th century Scots Presbyterian Kirk on the remote Bay of Skaill.
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