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Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre

Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 528 5050
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Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre at the heart of Reykjavik is an award-winning building situated at the old harbour. Harpa opened its doors in 2011 and boasts a wide variety of hosted events where all musical genres play a part. Harpa won the Mies van der Rohe Award in 2013 for architecture. Harpa was designed by Olafur Eliasson, Henning Larssen architects and Batteri architects. Harpa is the residency of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, The Icelandic Opera and the Reykjavik Big Band. Harpa is a state of the art conference centre. Harpa was awarded the prestigious MICE Report award for best conference centre in Northern Europe. Harpa is also the home of several regular shows: - How to become Icelandic in 60 minutes - Pearls of Icelandic Songs - Icelandic Sagas: The Greatest Hits - Reykjavík Classics - Mulinn Jazz Club - The Tin Drum Series - Bowie: The Session - The Icelandic Emigration Center's Exhibit
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Miõborg
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great architecture and beauty. The lighting is amazing. A must see from the inside. It is unique for sure.

Thank beach_mom_leesburg
Reviewed yesterday

We didn't check out all that was offered but they had clean bathrooms open to the public. Cute small gift shop but very expensive. Very amazing architecture.

Thank Vaccaros
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This building is very unique looking from the outside. On the inside, it is not quite as unique looking. Still interesting, but in terms of being a music/theater hall, I guess I was put off a little bit by all of the shops inside. They...More

Thank MileHighJacket
Reviewed yesterday

Interesting structure. Good for photos. Also has some shops with expensive albeit quality stuff and souveirs, apart from it exhibits and performances. Can be visited while walking along the Reykyavik waterfront.

Thank rajkk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not sure why this is considered a tourist spot to visit. I found it to be overrated. Architecture is different for sure but Reykjavik has so many delights, why waste time at this place.

Thank Julia1138
Reviewed yesterday

unique glass panels really beautiful down in the harbor we went up to the top floor and it was warm (Iceleand is cold)

Thank Catherine G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm going to say that it is a must see if you are in Reykjavik, but it is just a nice place to go and take some pictures, nothing more

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were amazed at the beauty of the building and its many interior levels and stairways. The building is entertaining itself and provides some great harbor views. We did not see a show, but enjoyed looking at the architecture, browsing the gift shop and snacking...More

Thank JohntheSkierGolfer
Reviewed 2 days ago

Started before the financial crisis and surrounded by building works, however this amazing glass building is innovative. it should be a 'must visit' for anyone interesting in modern architecture.

Thank KOV5280
Reviewed 2 days ago

We're not "into" architecture and buildings and such but HARPA is a must see. Spectacular in every sense. They offer a tour at 3p which I wish we had known about. Instead we walked around the inside and marveled at the the spacious and beautiful...More

Thank Judy M
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Laurene S
Can you tell me how to say think positively in Icelandic?
19 June 2017|
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Response from Joop V | Reviewed this property |
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lynnsea
What is the cost to tour the Harpa? Should we purchase tickets prior to the date of the tour or are they readily available on the day of the tour? Travel date is in July. Thank you. Carmelynn
11 April 2017|
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Response from Micahat3 | Reviewed this property |
It's free, just check there are no private events on so you are free to move around
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