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Best things to do in Faroe Islands

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“This is THE shopping center on the Faroe Islands. Inside of the Center there is BurgerKing, Sunset, clothing stores and Miklagarður the largest and most well stocked grocery store in Torshavn. ”
21 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Barbara fishhouse is a very nice fishrestaurant in the center of Tórshavn the capital”
14 locals recommend
Establishment
“The building has a special arcitectur and the cafeteria offers godd and healty food”
15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Lamb is Faroese speciality, and here you get the best lamp......yes dare to say....... in the world :-)”
13 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Amazing permanent art exhibition of historical and contemporary Faroese art. ”
19 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“The best sushi with fresh Faroese fish for a reasonable prize. They also serve lamb and chicken.”
9 locals recommend
Cafe
“Cosy coffe in Vágsbotn, Tórshavn. The place to enjoy in Tórshavn, with local fishmarket, and faroese boats.”
9 locals recommend
Restaurant
10 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“In 1580, the great Faroese adventurer Magnus Heinason ordered the construction of a fort to protect the trading centre of Tórshavn from a steadily increasing number of seaborne attacks across the North Atlantic – in many cases from pirate raids. The original fortification only lasted until 1677, when French pirates destroyed the fort after their final demand for 100 oxen, 200 sheep, 500 pairs of gloves, 1,200 pairs of stockings and 60 nightshirts wasn’t met by the people of Tórshavn within the 12-hour deadline. The fort served as a British Royal Navy headquarters during the Second World War. The two guns which face out to sea from behind the fort were used to defend the islands against Germ”
8 locals recommend
Hotel
“FK downtown is a narrow intimate grocery store, but has the best selection of groceries. They probably have the best selection of fresh vegetables and fruits in Tórshavn, and they have a great selection of organic products as well.”
10 locals recommend
Café
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1 local recommends
Park
“Nice and quiet plantation. in the middle you will find some ponds with ducks and swans. Also there is the memorial to all those who lost there life at sea during world war 2.”
8 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
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“KOKS is all about tasting the Faroe Islands in all its gastronomical glory. This is the first Michelin-starred restaurant in the Faroe Islands. KOKS was rewarded two Michelin stars on February 2019. The restaurant lies away from the crowds near the lake Leynavatn. Approx. 30 minutes (25 km) drive from Løðupakkhúsið. ”
9 locals recommend
Pool
“Very nice sviminghall with nice pools and dry sauna. And option for jacuzzi.”
13 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is were the artsy people go - hipsters, LGBTQ folks, everyone is welcome. Sirkus is also a restaurant. The chef is from India and makes excellent Indian food.”
8 locals recommend
Boutique
“Guðrun & Guðrun is a must to visit when you are in Tórshavn and interested in fashion. Guðrun & Guðrun is an international fashion brand famous for their unique knitted clothing. ”
7 locals recommend