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Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour
"Your Reykjavik sightseeing tour includes short stops at the following attractions:BessastadirVisit the presidential residence at Bessastadir built between 1761 and 1766 and home to Iceland's president. You’ll also stop in the town of Hafnarfjordur famous for having one of the largest settlements of elves and other mystical beings known as the ""hidden folk."" You will also visit the old fishing harbor and when possible the famous fish market.PerlanIn Reykjavik you'll go to the Perlan building which was built on water tanks that hold the city's hot water supply. Here you can enjoy the spectacular view over Reykjavik and its surroundings from Perlan’s top-floor revolving restaurant.Hofdi HouseExplore Hofdi House in northern Reykjavi where the all-important summit between President Ronald Reagan and Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev took place in 1986. You will also visit Hallgrimskirkja (the largest church in Iceland and one of its tallest structures) the University of Iceland area and the old town center
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Gulfoss and Geysir Express Half-Day Trip from Reykjavik
"You will visit Thingvellir where the Icelandic parliament Alpingi was established in 930. It is here in this geologically unique place that the slowly diverging tectonic plates of America and Europe meet. In 2004 Thingvellir was added to UNESCO's World Heritage List. The to the spouting hot spring of Geysir and Strokkur. Continuing your journey to Hveragerdi a small but beautiful horticultural town you will see how geothermal energy has been harnessed for the unique greenhouse cultivation of all kinds of vegetables exotic fruit and flowers."""
From EUR63.00
 
Golden Circle Classic Day Trip from Reykjavik
"The tour begins with a visit to the Nesjavellir power plant a geothermal area in the picturesque landscape of Lake Thingvallavatn (this part of the tour may not be included in winter). This really is ""green"" renewable energy as more than half of Reykjavik's population gets its energy from the Nesjavellir geothermal plant. Your tour also includes a visit to Thingvellir where the Icelandic parliament Althingi was founded in 930 making it the oldest functioning parliament in the world. It is here that the slowly diverging tectonic plates of America and Europe meet. Your tour continues to the beautiful waterfall of Gullfoss a highlight of any visit to Iceland along with the incredible spouting hot springs of Geysir and Strokkur. You will also visit Skalholt church
From EUR66.00

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Hallgrimskirkja

Hallgrímskirkja is our biggest church (kirkja=church) and is named after Hallgrímur Pétursson, a reverend and hymn writer (1614-1674) who wrote the beautiful hymns "Passíusálmar" which are Iceland's...
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Blue Lagoon

It was August, it was +6 and rain, and we were sitting neck-deep in Blue Lagoon in the water +38 and even the cold rain, which was falling on our heads didn`t bother us. The experience is absolutely...
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Perlan - The Pearl

There are telescopes on the view deck that you can see through if you have a few coins to spare, but it is not necessary as there is an excellent view of the old town and the nearby peninsula. Among...
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Golden Circle Tour

I would have prefered to do this on my own, but tha´s only possible with a bicycle or a rental car since outside of Reykjavík public transport is not a real opion. Bustravel Iceland was the cheapest i...
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Sólfarið - The Sun Voyager

It's not a bad sculpture at all, and it does call to mind the Viking history of Iceland, though that was not the original intent of the artist. If you read the wikipedia entry for this sculpture, it...
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Lake Tjornin

This pavilion was constructed in 1923 and was the first building in the city that was solely to be a music venue. This is where the park that it was in got its name as Hljoniskallin (pavilion) Park....
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Harbor

There are many interesting things to see including different types of boats, ships in dry dock, modern yachts, restaurants and craft shops. In one or two places you will see a very informative sign...
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Churches

Háteigskirkja is a church that i noticed when i was wandering through Klambrastun Park and i had to go and investigate as it looked so beautiful in the distance with 4 black spires appearing in the...
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Free Things To Do.

Reykjavik is a very pleasant city to walk around in. It is compact and very easy walkable. There is a very relaxed atmosphere ... You can't tell it's a nation's capital, it almost feels like a lovely...
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Adalstraeti 10

The Official Tourism Center is located at Adalstaeti 2 and is certainly worth a visit. The staff are very friendly, knowledgeable and are willing to explain in great detail the answer to any question...
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National Museum of Iceland

It is not very big but it shows the history of Iceland very well with a lot of multimedia support. A great place to spend a rainy afternoon, 1500 ISK. Opening hours: Summer: May 1st - September...
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Geysers

It is hard to perceive it as a wonders of nature, because it looks more like Hollywood special effects or something. And a big difference with Yellowstone, USA, because in USA you can see the actual...
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Hafnarfjördur

I thought that this was going to be an "off the beaten path" tip, but it shows up in the list here. Hafnarfjarðar was recommended to me by a local and I am forever grateful. I will build a separate VT...
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Arnarhóll Hill and Settlement

Local VT member Regina has already provided a local's perspective on this city park and the monument to Reykjavik's first settler that stands in it. The park is a small hill and from the top it is...
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Sudurlandsbraut 2, Reykjavik, 108, Iceland
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Adalstraeti 16, Reykjavik, 101, Iceland
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Nautholsvegur 52, 101
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Ingolfsstraeti 1, Reykjavi­k, 101, Iceland
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Regina1965

"Reykjavík - my home town."
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davidjo

"REYKJAVIK, THE CAPITAL IN THE FAR NORTH"
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"Reykjavik's Peculiar Charm"
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"The Land of Fire and Ice"
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"Iceland - Over the Pole"
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