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| Fljotsdalur, Egilsstadir 701, Iceland
+354 471 2990
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Egilsstadir
Type: Museums, Cultural
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Owner description: Centre of culture and history with monastic ruins, historical exhibitions, art gallery, gift shop and a local food restaurant.
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Reydarfjordur, Iceland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I have stoped at this place feew times trough the years and it is always nice. Interesting information about one of Icelandic great writers Gunnar Gunnarsson, his life, writing and dreams. The house is interesting, one of it's kind in Iceland. But the iceing on the cake is defenetly the coffe and cakes that you can enjoy there, home made... More

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Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings and a restaurant with an authentic Icelandic buffet at a very resonable price. Excellent service and friendly staff.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Loved the people who worked there they showed me around and told us all about the museum and the life in east iceland

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We came here accidentally and we're happily surprised by the cafe. The food was tasty and well prepared. Excellent value for the money. I can only recommend this place.

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Stratford, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Learned a lot about Gunnar Gunnarsson, the history of the monastery ruins nearby, and the history of Iceland in general from visiting this museum. A really friendly and knowledgeable man guided us through the different artifacts throughout the museum. You can even touch the different volcanic ashes! Worth a visit if you're interested in Icelandic culture and history. The restaurant... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I had 3 servings of the mushroom soup. Home made bread, overviewing the countryside from the location. Servers were really friendly, spoke with a strong accent and were accommodating.

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