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Address: Iceland
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Highly recommend seeing this waterfall. It is stunning and beautiful. Waterfall of the Gods. I love waterfalls and enjoyed everyone I saw but this was my favorite of the five I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
480teresa
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highly recommend seeing this waterfall. It is stunning and beautiful. Waterfall of the Gods. I love waterfalls and enjoyed everyone I saw but this was my favorite of the five I saw. You cannot come to Iceland and not visit at least one or two and there are many.

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California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Godafoss in early May and there was a ton of water flowing! The wide path along the water made it a pleasant, though short, walk and the viewpoint near the end was the perfect photo spot. We were lucky to see several rainbows!! TIP: You can actually walk along both sides, but the best views of the falls... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the easiest waterfalls to get to - just park and walk a few feet. The waterfall is beautiful and can be accessed on either side.

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Linz, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to access and close to ring road. Lovely waterfall and one of the "few" with a name. Crowded, like most things close to ring road.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very accessible and beautiful waterfall, nice blue water and perfect for a picture stop when driving towards Akureyri :)

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful waterfall which can be approached from 2 sides, giving two quite different views of its stunning cascade of water. Located in the north of the Island, just off route 1. Ideal place to stop and if weather is kind, enjoy a picnic

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

its a nice place to go and see but its too far to drive and dangerous, its very windy,Recommended landscape photographers,

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Thank nonturbo
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

In terms of beauty I found this waterfall to be one of the prettiest. We visited all falls alongside of the ring road, but this one is the most accessible as well. You can go two ways to give you different perspectives.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place is a must visit if you are doing the ring road. There are 2 parking areas on both sides of the waterfall and we would recommend visiting both. The left side offers a better view of the waterfalls while the right side allows you to walk till upstream of the waterfall.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Another nice waterfall in Iceland that is right off the main road. There's parking area on either side of the waterfall and I highly recommend you go to both sides to fully experience this place. On the left side, there's a walkway down to the river level that is also recommended. Even though it's not allowed, I see a lot... More 

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