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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
From EUR39.00
 
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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Bus from the Airport

K*Express bus advertises on EasyJet the self checkin printout K*Express bus for € 8 (about 1250 Island Kronen)return to Reykjavik center. which would be a excellent price but their 4 buses per day...
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Restaurants closing time

If you are planning a late dinner in Reykjavík, make sure it is before 10 p.m. After this time, bear stop serving food, while most restaurants close altogether.Fortunately for us, a friendly bar...
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24 hrs supermarket downtown Reykjavik

A smallish supermarket downtown Reykjavik with a limited selection of foods and other items, it has a captive market during the wee hours. The price level nears the double of regular supermarkets, so...
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Blue Lagoon - There are better options

The Blue Lagoon is probably the one thing people associate with Iceland and also the one thing that attracts most tourists. The lagoon is actually not a lagoon, but an artificial pool with hot water...
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24 Hour Reykjavik Tourist Card

If you intend to use a 24-hour Tourist Card to visit museums and galleries in Reykjavik, beware the opening times. Most are open from 11:00am-5:00pm, which means that you will have to rush through...
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Volcano Show

Well, everybody can decide is this a trap or not. I think it is an interesting film to watch, when you cannot really 'order' to real volcanos to do the show while you are in Iceland. Some might say...
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Tax free souvenirs

There are great souvenir shops in Reykjavik! You can buy everything taxfree, you just let the shopkeeper fill out a form and hand it in at the money exhange counter at the airport.But ... it all stays...
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Natural History Muesum

Well it is what it is. For a tourist it is a trap because all the exhibits were in Icelandic. To make matters worse, the whole museum is two medium sized rooms and several flights of stairs with...
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Skalholtsstigur 2a, Reykjavi­k, 101, Iceland
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Top Things to Do in Reykjavík Region

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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

In 2013 the Blue Lagoon Chill party went from being an exclusive and fun outdoor party in the lagoon with bands and DJs to an indoor venue. All those videos you see online of people dancing in the...
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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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Hallgrimskirkja

Worth a visit to this unusual modern cathedral that dominates the skyline of the city. Take the lift to the top for great views across the city and harbour. It is extremely windy up there and in the...
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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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Whale Watching

There are plenty of possibilities for whale watching on Iceland, and the sea outside Reykjavik is considered a good place for it. I went on the Hafsulan boat ran by Reykavik Whale Safari and Puffin...
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"Iceland - in winter!"
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"Reykjavik 101"
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"Seamandrew's Reykjavik Region Page"
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"Iceland"
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"Reykjavik - wonderland :)"
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