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Lerwick Travel guide
Lerwick : Michelin's recommendations
Lerwick, the Shetland archipelago's main town, stands on a headland overlooking a natural harbour sheltered by the island of Bressay. It has always been a major fishing port and the oil boom has brought new activities. Lerwick was used as a port by Vikings ships (notably those of King Haakon), 17C Dutch fishing boats, as well as German and British fleets in the 20C. Today, Lerwick is used by oil tankers.
Tourist attractions Lerwick : Things to see and do
GB - Lerwick
This windswept archipelago has a wild charm to it. The sea batters the coastline of the main island. The shore, be it rocky and cragged or sandy and smooth, is extremely beautiful, enlivened by birdsong and colourful flora. The islands have archaeolg..
Commercial Street GB - Lerwick ZE1 0EX
Affectionately called "The Street", this cobbled thoroughfare runs along the shore. Steep paths lead to the hilltops.
A970 GB - Lerwick ZE1
This defences of the 5 m high tower and staircase can still be distinguished. Undoubtedly the most interesting structure on the island, it was occupied by a large number of different peoples.