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Address: Oskjuhlio Hill, Reykjavik, Iceland
Phone Number: 354 562 0200
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Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour

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Fantastic views!

The Perlan is a large, iconic building that you can see from all over the city. It looks fabulous set against the snowy mountains in the distance from the top of Hallsgrimkirkja... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

excellent food, interesting visit but we went for shopping ad have sea food ! big souvenir store at the first level . the view on the top is breathtaking !

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Londonderry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit to use their 360degree viewing platform where you will find amazing views all over Reykjavik where you will be able to get some amazing photos.

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Moss, Norway
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I was really disappointing after visited this place. The view from the balcony was great, but that is pretty much all. Cafeteria in 4th floor, seems to be some kind of chinese cafe, And that`s it..except a market in 1st floor, where you could buy expensivedvd movies??!!

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped off here to get some photos of the city. It is free to access the viewing platform and you can get a 360 view of the city. Very cold wind so wrap up before going out onto the platform. There is a restaurant inside but we were only there for photos. Would recommend if you want some photos of... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The restraint here is supposed to be amazing but it was closed when we went, so we just enjoyed the views. There's nothing else there other than a cafe, restaurant and viewing deck. But it's worth going for a look.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

worth a visit for the amazing views...but not sure what else ? We ate in Cafeteria ..it was absolutely 'average'. There was a very small Christmas shop and also a tourist shop.

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The building was beautiful at sunset, but thats about it. Once you step inside, you can feel the hollowness. The cafe and restaurant were underwhelming, and its clear that this is a tourist destination for the sake of being one, without a real or alluring attraction. The dome spins? So what? There are much better things to see and do... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Not too many photo ops. Great picture in front of the building and pictures from the roof top. Did not stay for the food, but it lookedlike it was served cafeteria style. Not sure about the dinner.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Amazing place for a visit - spectacular views from the top - if you can bear the cold and wind its well worth it

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The Perlan is a large, iconic building that you can see from all over the city. It looks fabulous set against the snowy mountains in the distance from the top of Hallsgrimkirkja. There are some lovely woodland walks on the hills the Perlan sits on (with a couple of geocaches to find - not telling you where exactly!). The building... More 

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