KirkjubŠjarklaustur, sometimes referred to as Klaustur because it's easier to pronounce, is a small town with a rich history. Some indications point to the conclusion that Irish monks settled here before the Norse settlers. This was always a Christian community where heathens were not welcome. Klaustur is an attractive town with some intriguing natural sites close by making it well worth the visit. At Klaustur, you will find a library, a swimming pool, a cafÚ, a restaurant, and a camping ground to name a few.