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Tinganes

Torshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands
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Narrow cobblestone streets

This is the oldest part of Torshavn. It is not large, but it is easy to get lost around the narrow... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mouseHerts
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Herts
Beautiful spot

Well worth a walk round here some interesting buildings to view and good views over the harbour and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DodgetheViper
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Telford, United Kingdom
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The attractive, historic centre of Torshavn, with old grass-roofed buildings. The headquarters of the Faroese Government is based here.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Torshavn, Streymoy, Faroe Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the oldest part of Torshavn. It is not large, but it is easy to get lost around the narrow streets and pathways. Many of the houses are covered in grass and you'll find fish drying in the eaves. It is easy to imagine...More

Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a walk round here some interesting buildings to view and good views over the harbour and town.

Thank DodgetheViper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite interesting and historical part of Tórshavn. The constructions are quite unique. Close to the city center.

Thank clpires
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on guided tour in rain at the old town, which is very interesting place. Tinganes is the historic location of the Faroese landsstýri (government), and is a part of Tórshavn. The name means "parliament jetty" or "parliament point" in Faroese. The parliament met...More

Thank leffex
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This is the old town in Thorshavn. It has nice quaint houses where people still live. The roads are narrow and winding and can be difficult to walk sometimes. We got a guided tour here and it was very educational!

Thank Anette12345
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Tiny buildings with grass roofs and proper old fashioned foot paths. Also provides interesting pathway to the old harbour. Lush

Thank shcambridge
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Tinganes is situated right in the centre of Torshavn, a pleasant stroll just off the busier (though doubtful if anything could be called busy or busier here!) parts of this tiny capital, like a small town within an already small capital town, yet home to...More

Thank Lennart S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Located between the commercial and public harbors in Torshavn this is the location for the national government of the Faroe Islands. The historic building covered with the iconic turf roofs are functioning and well maintained government buildings. You can walk the area in < 1...More

1  Thank dsj5777
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Good to walk if you want to look at the old historical buildings and experience ancient time spirit. Simple and nice design, excellent conditions of the historical buildings. Black red and white, very nice!

Thank PolarBird13
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Nice place with spirit of history. I like such buildings and streets. If you have enough time for this city, I can recommend this place for visiting.

Thank Mila747
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