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“Neat Church - well worth the elevator ride up” 3 of 5 stars
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Hallgrimskirkja
Skolavorduholti, Reykjavik 121, Iceland
+354 510 1000
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Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“Neat Church - well worth the elevator ride up”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

This is a neat church and the best part is the view from the top. Take the elevator up and see Reykjavik in all its glory. Sunset is the best time to visit if you want to see golden light hitting the hills surrounding the city.

Visited August 2012
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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“Advice of a local person”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

The best place to have a good over reykjavík. Of cours the bulding dos not compair which the grait churches of europ, but it is what it is in a honest way.

Visited July 2012
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“So different to medieval cathedrals...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

It's a rocket-shape built of concrete, it has a lift to the top of the spire, and is un-ornamented and bright inside. A peaceful place to pray.

Visited July 2012
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“The views are breathtaking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We visited this church on a golden circle tour and we really enjoyed the spectacular views and the very interesting history of this particular site. It was very windy and cold up there though - wrap up warm (sorry, I sound like a mum!).

Visited February 2012
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“Unique from the outside”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The church is unique from the outside, while being quiet dull on the inside. The chuch is really modern with not much to see on the inside.

Visited September 2012
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