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Find Iceland’s famous black church, Búðir, in the Búðahraun Lava Field: a barren stretch of rocks and grass in Iceland’s Snaefellsnes peninsula. The church’s striking black exterior is painted with pitch to protect against the weather — and it’s everything you could possibly dream of in a moody Icelandic landscape. At roughly 2 hours north of Reyjkavik, the country’s capital, it’s pretty easy to escape up here for a day trip to take in the views.

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