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“Great view” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Hallgrimskirkja

Hallgrimskirkja
Skolavorduholti, Reykjavik 121, Iceland
510 1000
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Reykjavik Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #5 of 68 Attractions in Reykjavik
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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“Great view”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

You can't visit a city without getting up high to see the view. It was great and the organ in the church itself was impressive.

Visited April 2014
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“a must visit church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Was so fascinated by what i saw online before travelling to iceland about this church. The structure reminds me of Asgard in Thor. Standby to snap alot of pictures(even selfie) infront,inside or back of this church and be it day time or at night.

Visited February 2014
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“Absolutely stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This was a beautiful piece of architecture, based on a volcanic eruption.
It's clean lines and stark beauty make it a must see whilst in Iceland.
Take the lift to the top and take in the view, if you can stand upright in the force 10 gale that whistles around up there.
Luckily there was a lift so it was accessible to all.
We were privileged to be there when the choir and organist were rehearsing for their Easter Monday performance. There were utterly angelic in their renditions of icelandic songs.
Make sure you see the church lit up at night from the centre of town, it looks like an angry viking!!

Visited April 2014
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“Interesting Design”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This church stands out from almost everywhere downtown in Iceland. It was a 2 minute walking distance from our Hotel, so we visited twice!

Visited March 2014
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“A modern masterpiece”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Visible from all over Reykjavik this is a "must visit", we had the good fortune to visit while the massive pipe organ was being played. The steeple visit is worth the 700 ISK as the views are fantastic from the top.

Visited March 2014
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