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Was du in Orkney unternehmen kannst

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Establishment
“Orkneys premier neolithic site and a must see for any visitor. This site takes you all the way back 5000 years to a time when the early inhabitants of Orkney lived and worked. Be warned this can be a busy place, especially if there are cruise liners in port, so plan your visit carefully to avoid disappointment. ”
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Kirche
“In the heart of Kirkwall, construction of this beautiful building was started in 1137. It is a must see place of interest which is easy to get to by foot if you are planning to take in some of Kirkwall's other sights.”
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Establishment
“The Ring of Brodgar is a Neolithic henge and stone circle. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can visit anytime of day and night. It is an unescorted site in the evening hours. It is situated a couple of miles from Smiddy Cottage. It is one of the northernmost examples of hung circles in the U.K. it is a site of great presence and awe. Thoroughly recommended and not to be missed.”
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Kino
“There Is An Incredible Swimming Baths & Poweful Jecuzzi & Dry & Steam Saunna. And a Fantastic Gym and Squash Courst and If That Wasn't Engough An Amazing Cinemas Also. ”
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Kirche
“The Italian Chapel is a highly ornate Catholic chapel on Lamb Holm in the Orkney Islands. It was built during World War II by Italian prisoners of war, who were housed on the previously uninhabited island while they constructed the Churchill Barriers to the east of Scapa Flow. Only the concrete foundations of the other buildings of the prisoner-of-war camp survive. It was not completed until after the end of the war, and was restored in the 1960s and again in the 1990s.”
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Bar
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“This is a great pub situated on Kirkwall's harbour front. Local beers and great food. Food is served until 9pm and it can be busy so it's often advisable to book a table if you don't want to take a chance. ”
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Establishment
“Orkneys secret cousin to Scara Brae. Take a trip out west see this structure overlooking Rousay. Watch the "race" where the atlantic ocean meets the north sea and the waters are at different levels. The nearby beach is lovely at low tide. ”
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Supermarkt
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Kunstgalerie
“Representing Orkney art and craftsmanship. The building won best building of the year in ...... The small shop hosts unusual gifts and local crafts. Not to be missed.”
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Lighthouse
“Tidal Island (please check for low tide times ) It has remains of a Viking settlement, a 12th century Monastery and its also a nature reserve and has sea birds nesting in Spring/summer”
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Establishment
“Maeshowe is a Neolithic chambered cairn and passage grave situated on Mainland Orkney, Scotland. It was probably built around 2800 BC. It gives its name to the Maeshowe type of chambered cairn, which is limited to Orkney.”
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Point of Interest
“Tours on Wednesday at 10 am June July and August, tour at 10 am on Monday/Wednesday and Friday”
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Bus Station
“A must see. Now known to pre date Stonehenge. The adjacent "Neolithic Cathedral" is currently being excavated, and you can watch the archaeologists at work during the summer (check your dates). It is thought to be the hub from which the Neolithic expanded out over the British Isles and Northern Europe. ”
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Store
“Stunning family run museum, with artefacts and information dating back over 5000 . This has a Bronze Age burnt mound as well as a stone age tomb to explore ( with a special skate board to help you get inside the tomb) . Hands on talks for experienced friendly guides who are full of local knowledge to help you get the most out of your visit , this museum let you get up close with real artefacts on display and some you have the chance to hold. ”
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Café
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