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Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir, Iceland
+354 482 2660
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Located 31 miles east of Reykjavik, this is Iceland's most historic site and one of its most scenic landscapes.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“golden circle” (246 reviews)
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Thingvellir, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This park is so picturesque. Really worth a visit. You get to walk in the valley between the two tectonic plates! North American and Eurasian plates. You even have a path with a volcanic fault line. Just truly mesmerising to be there. Just lovely walking...More

Thank PDKJ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lucky to have lovely weather on our visit and this place was simply stunning! If you enjoy a walk in stunning surroundings, before I even mention the history, don't miss this!

Thank TDMRick
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is a prominent fault in the ground with a walkway leading down into a gorge. There were rocks perched precariously towering above at the top of the cliff. There was a helpful sign saying to watch out for falling rock.

Thank Varty_10
Reviewed 4 days ago

We self drove taking 40 minutes to drive from Reykjavik. We did see an attendant at the parking lot. He said to pay for parking at the little machine, which took card chip or cash and it was good for all day ---ISK 5. Many...More

Thank triptik123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had wanted to go here purely to see the dividing continental plates. I hadn't expected such a vast and beautiful area. It's a busy place and part of the Golden Circle Tour. You pay to park and use the facilities (the toilets take credit...More

Thank geekie_gal
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful place to experience the rift. It is absolutely touristic, neevrtheless you will appreciate the nature and the landscape. Try to come at sunset, the golden light really beautify the place.

Thank Luca M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is where the first parliament in Iceland met and continued to be used in that way for hundreds of years. The ampitheater quality is obvious based on the rock formations. There are rift areas where the north american and european tectonic plates are said...More

Thank JP-in-MD
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This park is certainly worth appr. 3 hours of your time to walk around in. There are some good informative signs to mark what importance this place had in the past. The hike up is fairly easy if you walk slowly and fun because the...More

Thank Yvonne-Posthuma
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Þingvellir (Thingvellir) during our Golden Circle Tour. It’s a national park in eastern Iceland and is perhaps best known for the Alþing (Althing), the site of Iceland's parliament from the 10th to 18th centuries. The park is also known for sitting in a...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent an entire (rainy) day in this park and it is one of my favorite memories. We passed by the previous day to take a look, and it was sunny, so we got a couple photos then (thankfully) as the next day was so...More

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gbochicc
28 May 2017|
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Response from BarbieMegaTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm sorry the information about free parking given by rayrest reviewed above is incorrect - parking costs 500ISK (Icelandic money) per day and you can park in multiple locations throughout the park on the same day and... More
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cmvonhirdler
30 March 2017|
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Response from Ranger145 | Reviewed this property |
We visited the park Visitor Center and didn't pay for anything including parking. Visitor Center was nice with a snack bar.
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mmc063
26 March 2017|
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Response from FYL003 | Reviewed this property |
We joined a guided tour. Our coach stopped at the parking lot, closed to the viewing platform. There should not be any problem reaching the platform. However, the pickup point was at the other end of the park entrance, and... More
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