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Selfoss Geyser

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Address: Gesyir Center, Selfoss 8001, Iceland
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One of my favorite natural wonders

This was one of the attractions I really wanted to see and it did not disappoint. It erupted every five minutes or so and it was fun to watch. Seeing the smoke rising from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Henlow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Situated on the main highway, the geyser is worth stopping to see ; however not as impressive as others up the circle.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

To me seeing geyser is probable good for those who takes a golden circle route and also good for those who'd never seen it before.

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Santa Barbara, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

If you have never seen an active geyser before then this is very interesting and exciting. However - if you have been to Yellowstone and seen Old Faithful, this could be a bit disappointing.

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This was one of the attractions I really wanted to see and it did not disappoint. It erupted every five minutes or so and it was fun to watch. Seeing the smoke rising from the ground and the baby geyser were also great. We went during the late afternoon so it wasn't crowded which was great. The area also had... More 

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tel-aviv, israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit, I took lots of photos there, yet during the day is very crowded. Best time to see in at night while the place is empty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Great day in selfoss and loved the geyser. Don't miss this free beautiful landmark while in iceland.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a cool stop along the Golden Circle. We only did the main geyser but it goes off pretty frequently so you can see it a bunch. We saw a lot of people get soaked who were standing in the wrong spot. There is a pretty good gift shop here too.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Tourism has picked up so much pace that the great destinations are a little crowded. Geyser is one of those

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

It was beautiful and easy to get to. Very cold and windy, compared to 10 minutes away. Awesome gift store and visitors center, too!

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Interlaken, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It's interesting, it's charming somehow, and it's a breathtaking landscape. But it's not Old Faithful.

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