Iona Abbey
In 563, Columba came to Iona from Ireland with twelve companions, and founded a monastery. The Iona Abbey was first attacked by Viking raiders in 795, with subsequent attacks taking place in 802, 806, and 825, and than their got converted to Christianity later... You’ll find different architecture styles, object from different refurbishment times occurred in the Abbey. Worths a visit! Don’t miss this... Columba’s “home”.  #abbey #iona #vikings #history #architecture
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