Lerwick is the largest town and capital of the . It's the obvious base for touring these. The TIC is the VisitScotland iCentre on Market Cross, south end of the harbour.
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Notable Places in the Area

The island of is in the just east of Mainland, and is the most accessible island from Lerwick. Photo: Ronnie Robertson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Archaeological site
The is a large, well-preserved but restored broch in Lerwick in , Scotland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Tourist attraction
in the centre of Lerwick, , is an artillery fort, roughly five sided, with… Photo: Lrs1572, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

Town hall
is a municipal building located in central Lerwick, , Scotland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.


60.1531° or 60° 9' 11.3" north
-1.1427° or 1° 8' 33.8" west
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  • Arabic: ليرويك
  • Asturian: Lerwick
  • Azerbaijani: Lervik
  • Basque: Lerwick
  • Belarusian: Леруік
  • Bengali: লারওয়িক
  • Cebuano: Lerwick
  • Chinese: 勒域克
  • Chinese: 勒威克
  • Czech: Lerwick
  • Danish: Lerwick
  • Dutch: Lerwick
  • Faroese: Lerwick
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  • French: Lerwick
  • Galician: Lerwick
  • German: Lerwick
  • Greek: Λέργουικ
  • Gujarati: લેર્વિક
  • Hebrew: לרוויק
  • Hungarian: Lerwick
  • Icelandic: Leirvík
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  • Ido: Lerwick
  • Indonesian: Lerwick
  • Irish: Liúrabhaig
  • Italian: Lerwick
  • Japanese: ラーウィック
  • Kannada: ಲೆರ್ವಿಕ್
  • Korean: 러윅
  • Lithuanian: Lervikas
  • Norwegian: Lerwick
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lerwick
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Lerwick
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Lāmwic
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Lāmƿic
  • Ossetian: Леруик
  • Persian: لرویک
  • Polish: Lerwick
  • Portuguese: Lerwick
  • Romanian: Lerwick
  • Russian: Леруик
  • Scots: Lerook
  • Scottish Gaelic: Lerwick
  • Scottish Gaelic: Liùrabhaig
  • Serbian: Лервик
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lerwick
  • Slovak: Lerwick
  • South Azerbaijani: لرویک
  • Spanish: Lerwick
  • Swedish: Lerwick
  • Tamil: லெரிவிக்
  • Telugu: లెర్విక్
  • Ukrainian: Лервік
  • Urdu: لیرویک
  • Welsh: Lerwick
  • Western Frisian: Lerwick

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