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Interesting moss covered huts

Spent about a half hour here checking out the huts, the old church and cemetery. Surprisingly... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Kim H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Just Ok.

My rating would be better if we were able to see inside the turf houses. Unfortunately, they were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My rating would be better if we were able to see inside the turf houses. Unfortunately, they were closed for the season when we stopped by. It was interesting to walk the grounds, but I would not go out of my way to visit if...More

Thank chemie71
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We were one of the first people to arrive in the morning and were greeted by the host who resides on the property. He was very cheerful and welcoming. It was really clear he had a passion for the land and an appreciation for its...More

Thank L13V
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

You can either just look around the outside for free or do the tour for 1200kr. We did both. We have a tour guide who was very knowledgable we were able to go into the older part of the house through the modern section. It...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The tour was very informative and really helped you imagine what it was like for the people who used to live in these houses

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Some old Icelandic buildings, the vicinity is nice. However due to lack of explanation we didn't get to much from the visit and after 10 minutes we went back

Thank DAG4
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This amazing place is a national treasure for Iceland. You will experience some ancient turf houses and amazing views. It's definitely worth the drive out to this destination and you won't be sorry. There's an extra fee to have a guided tour inside of what...More

Thank RobinsonInteriors
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Spent about a half hour here checking out the huts, the old church and cemetery. Surprisingly enough we were the only ones there. They offer tours inside the hut for a small fee. We opted out and just looked in the windows.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I was unsure if this would be worth a detour off our route but it absolutely was. You can look around 3/4 smaller turf sheds for free, and pay 1200kr for a 30-45 min tour around two bigger houses/buildings (oldest still standing in Iceland) which...More

Thank 45hilaryt
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We stopped by towards the end of the day. We were the only car in the car park - loved getting away from the crowds! We didn't opt for the inside (paid) tour, but the young man who was the guide was immensely knowledgeable about...More

Thank NCTraveler27312
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We were hesitating whether we should take the guided tour or not. It was a wise decision decision to take it! It is very informative and we got a good glimpse of living in Iceland throughout history. A very friendly guide who also very knowledgeable...More

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Response from LADYJET | Reviewed this property |
20 minutes. make sure it is open. it is a gravel road. there is web cams for certain areas in iceland you can find on the internet. not one for there.