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Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss

Hvolsvollur, Iceland
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Another Foss

After a few days in iceland you will have seen dozens of beautiful waterfalls. This one is... read more

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Siteseer1
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Jacksonville, Florida
What a nice surprise and my favourite!

Beautiful context, beautiful nature, beautiful pictures... nice to go around and pass through the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
NAF22
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Hvolsvollur, Iceland
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Reviewed today

After a few days in iceland you will have seen dozens of beautiful waterfalls. This one is another. It is off the ring road just a short way on 261, so there is a good chance you will have it all to your selves. Very...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful context, beautiful nature, beautiful pictures... nice to go around and pass through the interior (you get somehow wet yes... :)). Highly recommend!

Thank NAF22
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The hike along the cavern is amazing, but you may get wet and need to be sure-footed. The waterfall at the end is incredible!

Thank Erinrsanta
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Iceland has many waterfalls...if you do the tour you will see even more that are not marked as attractions. Go and visit as many as you can...they are very well organized...they have parking and easy access

Thank Monica R
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

You aren’t short of beautiful waterfalls in Iceland and when my husband and I spent a week travelling the south we saw a lot! This one is off the ring road and not widely publicised so as a result it’s much quieter than Skógafoss and...More

Thank Becky_Trathen
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

A beautiful and thundering waterfall. The area behind was closed off, I am assuming it’s because it was icy and dangerous but there were some people ignoring the signs and venturing behind. Maybe next time!

Thank BubblesnDancing
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

This one is around 30mins drive west of Skogafoss, if go before Skogafoss, travelers should like it, but for me went here after Skogafoss, this comparatively became 2nd. However it requires 700ISK parking fee and only cards accepted, but there has a free toilet. Travelers...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a chilly, windy day. The elements added to the mystique of the falls by making a fine mist to come off of it. Amazing and beautiful...

Thank MNGopherII
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Waterfalls are nice to look at. Hiking trails in the area. Small snack bar and gift shop. Would have been a nicer visit in the summer time.

Thank SUSANCROUCH
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We went in winter and it’s still open, running and beautiful. There seem to be two waterfalls but one main one. Still truly beautiful. Also other sites not far away

Thank Jennifer V
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