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The Turf House Tradition

The Turf House Tradition is part of the Tentative list of Iceland in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Click here for a short description of the site, as delivered by the state party.



  • Tentative

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Site History

  • 2011 - Submitted 
  • 2011 - Revision Includes former TWHS Vidimyri Turf Church (2001)
  • 2011 - Revision Includes 2 former TWHS Keldur and Nupsstadur (2001)

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The site has 14 locations. Show all

  • Árbær
  • Austur-Meðalholt
  • Bustarfell
  • Galtastaðir fremri
  • Glaumbær
  • Grænavatn
  • Grenjaðarstaður
  • Hofskirkja
  • Keldur
  • Laufás
  • Núpsstaður
  • Tyrfingsstaðir
  • Víðimýrarkirkja
  • Þverá