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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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FlyBus and BSI Bus Terminal

While the web site for the BSI bus terminal describes itself as "Iceland's Main Bus Terminal" the fact is this bus terminal is almost entirely the hub for Reykjavik Excursions. This company operates a...
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Keflavik Airport

Keflavik Airport is the airport for Reykjavik. Reykjavik is around 40 minutes away by bus. There are two bus companies Flybus (1950Isk one way; 3500Isk return) and Graylines (2200Isk one way; 4000Isk...
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Buses

Reykjavik itself is manageable on foot. We stayed in Hafnafjordur and came in by bus number one. Bus tickets cost 350Isk per journey. It was 800 for a one day ticket, 2000 for a 3 day ticket. You can...
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Bike Pathways

Parts of Reykjavik are overrun with road traffic. In many cities with this issue, this means that it is difficult to get around using any method other than driving due to the difficulty of getting...
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TAKE A TAXI

Taxis in the capital are not quite expensive as i thought they would be. In fact i think they are cheaper than London.The starting tariff is around 700 kroner with a charge of around 250 kroner per...
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TRAVEL BY TUK TUK

Tuk Tuks have come to Reykjavik but i guess trips will be a lot colder than in Bangkok and a lot safer too !!!. There is a fleet of 6 yellow tuk tuks ready to take you on tours of the city, pub crawls...
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RENT A BICYCLE AND EXPLORE THE CITY

Reykjavik has quite a few bicycle routes that are clearly marked for bikers, and although i did not see so many cyclists as in some other countries there were still quite a few including tourists....
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THE BUS STATION, BSI TERMINAL

BSI is the main bus station in Iceland and is the base for Reykjavik Excursions who also run the Flybus so you will more than likely end up here if you take the bus from the international airport....
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THE DOMESTIC AIRPORT

The domestic airport is just a kilometer or so from the center of the city and there are only domestic flights except for short hauls to the Faroes and Greenland. From Perlan you can get a good view...
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HLEMMUR BUS STATION, WATCH OUT

Reykjavik has several small bus stations, and i found myself at Hlemmur several times to change buses on the way from the city center to such places as the Open Air Museum, the National Stadium and...
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BUY A BUS PASS & VISIT MUSEUMS FOR FREE

You cannot go wrong when you buy a Reykjavik City Card which allows you free access to 14 different museums, galleries and thermal pools as well as unlimited travel on the city Straeto buses. Cards...
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A TOUR WITH SMALLER FRIENDLY GROUP

I chose this particular company as they were cheaper than the others and also have a 10% discount for booking online. BUSTRAVEL is the name of the company and the web address is below. Some companies...
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TRAVEL BY BUS, BUT GET HOLD OF SOME MAPS

Central Reykjavik can be done mostly on foot but several of the attractions are a few kilometers away so you will have to get the bus. Places such as the host terminal to Viday, or the Open Air Museum...
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CANNOT GO WRONG WITH THE 72 HOUR CARD

I have just completed 72 hours of use with the Reykjavik travel card which is available for 34, 48 or 72 hours unlimited travel on the city buses BUT THAT IS NOT ALL !!! The card gives you free access...
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Top Hotels in Reykjavík

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Sudurlandsbraut 2, Reykjavik, 108, Iceland
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Thingholtsstraeti 3-5, Reykjavik, IS-110, 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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Rauoararstigur 37, Reykjavik, 105, Iceland
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Top Things to Do in Reykjavík

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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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Regina1965

"Reykjavík - my home town."
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davidjo

"REYKJAVIK, THE CAPITAL IN THE FAR NORTH"
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acemj

"Reykjavik's Peculiar Charm"
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"The Land of Fire and Ice"
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kaloz

"Iceland - Over the Pole"
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