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Hallgrimskirkja

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Skolavorduholti, Reykjavik 121, Iceland
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Reviewed today via mobile

Simple yet beautiful church interior and great views of the city and the area from the bell tower. Well worth the visit.

Thank Agaste79
Reviewed today

The church is a symbol of Reykjavik and can be seen from much of the city. It is designed to resemble a volcano at the top and basalt formations, made from slowly cooling lava, for the remainder of the building. Knowing that aids in appreciation...More

Thank Z8560YJmaryt
Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful! Lit up at night or during the day. Chimes on the quarter hour. 73meter high tower. Can pay to go up to the belfry to get a lovely view of Reykjavík

Thank Amber S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The church was impressive yet simple architecture with straight clean lines. A must stop while visiting Reykjavik

Thank Michael A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The church commands a very prominent location at the top of a hill in city center downtown Reykjavik overlooking the northern bay. It simple but stylish Scandinavian architecture is beautiful. It’s well worth the visit while in the vicinity of the main shopping district.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed yesterday

The property of the church is beautiful, interesting statue, and clearly the outside of the church is impressive. Don't waste your 10 dollars to wait online for the elevator to the top, (Reykjavik is a large IKEA city), and the inside of the church is...More

Thank kmbogert
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This church is pretty new. For me as an central european really nothing special. Go there for the view over reykjavik. The inner of the church is without any decoration - like the locals ;)

Thank 8Pit
Reviewed yesterday

A simply but magnificent church! The front is really high and in the evening from the peak you can see lights on

Thank Manumoi
Reviewed yesterday

The church is a must-see for first-time visitors. The view at the top is not to be missed... especially from the clock window. (NOTE: they accept three types of currency: 1000ISK, $10 US, or 10Euro.) Easy!

Thank Barb B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The exterior, with the statue of Leif Erickson, puts you in the true aura of Iceland. From its Norse heritage encircled by Christianity. Once inside, take the elevator to the top. Enhance yourself with the 360 degree beauty of Reykjavik as well as the surrounding...More

Thank Yale G
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Hallie M
12 June 2018|
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Response from CristinaV1161 | Reviewed this property |
We walked up there, since we had parked along the street with parking meter somewhere else. Sorry.
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Wan2G0
17 May 2018|
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Response from Larry K | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any schedule posted. We were there Saturday around noon and he was going strong.
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PinkBicycleJM
30 January 2018|
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Response from Roger0987 | Reviewed this property |
As per previous reviews, very limited parking. Better to park elsewhere and walk up.
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