The idea is that tourism operators and the National Church of Iceland collaborate on the project, jointly develop cultural tourism at Skálholt and run the cathedral as an independent culture and exhibition center, Fréttablaðið reports.
|Current Church at Skalholt - photo by Christian Bickel|
Kristján Valur Ingólfsson, ordination bishop at Skálholt, told Morgunblaðið that he favors the idea. He added that he is not concerned about the project causing similar controversy as the current reconstruction of Þorláksbúð, an ancient turf house.
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