Sights & Attractions in Orkney and Shetland Islands

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Name Category Location
 
Bishop's and Earl's Palaces
The Bishop's Palace dates to the 12th century when St. Magnus...
Castles / Palaces Kirkwall
 
Highland Park Distillery
Having come this far, you'll have earned a dram of the local...
Wineries / Breweries Kirkwall
 
Italian Chapel
During World War II, 550 Italian prisoners of war were captured...
Religious Sites Kirkwall
 
Orkney Museum
With artifacts from the Picts, the Vikings, and other ancient...
Museums / Galleries Kirkwall
 
Orkney Wireless Museum
The lifetime collection of Jim MacDonald, a radio operator during...
Museums / Galleries Kirkwall
 
Orkneyinga Saga Centre
A good starting point for an exploration of Orkney's Norse heritage...
Religious Sites Kirkwall
 
St. Magnus Cathedral
Founded by the Norse earl Jarl Rognvald in 1137 and named for...
Religious Sites Kirkwall
 
Unstan Chambered Tomb
This intriguing burial chamber lies within a 5,000-year-old cairn...
Archaeological Sites Kirkwall
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