Reykjavik Sights

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Reykjavík Maritime Museum

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Housed in an old fish factory with great views of the harbor, the maritime museum features an exhibition on Icelandic fisheries, trading...


  • Government Building

Modern architecture and nature converge at this building overlooking Tjörnin Lake. Inside is a visitor information desk and coffee bar...


  • Government Building

This low white building, constructed in the 18th century as a prison, today houses the office of the prime minister. ...

Tjörnin Pond

  • Body Of Water/Waterfall

This natural pond by the City Hall attracts birds—and bird lovers—year-round, and is also popular among ice-skaters in winter. Visitors...


  • Government Building

A bureaucratic necessity, especially for an island nation, the Customs House is decorated with an impressive mosaic mural. ...

Whales of Iceland

  • Local Interest–Sight

Blue whales, fin whales, humpbacks, and belugas are just some of the 23 different species featured in this great pod of life-size models...


  • Museum/Gallery

At the Open-Air Municipal Museum, 19th- and 20th-century houses furnished in old-fashioned style display authentic household utensils...

Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum

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Some of Ásmundur Sveinsson's original sculptures, depicting ordinary working people, myths, and folktale episodes, are exhibited in...


  • Arts/Performance Venue

Crests on the facade of the impressive former Landsbókasafnið (Old National Library) name significant Icelandic literary figures; the...


  • Museum/Gallery

Viking treasures and artifacts, silver work, wood carvings, and some unusual whalebone carvings are on display here, as well as maritime...


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