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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice history to see, great meeting spot, center of everything really and great shopping and food nearby

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed June 12, 2019

For such a quaint little square, it has seen a lot of action over the years in the form of protests. The last big one was during the Global Financial Crisis.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019

Small square in the old part of the city, but very very quiet. Maybe it's a little busier during the summer months. Had a quick stop/sit down having walked for hours but that was about it.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

This was a tranquil spot to visit. When the weather is good, you will find locals out enjoying the sunshine on the green lawn.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

At 4pm on a weekday, this seemed quite a quiet square but still pleasant to wander through/ It has a statue of Jón Sigurðsson within it

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

not so big square that i visited here as national day that has some spoken for opening, after that starting parade from here to Suðurgata Cemetery, ok for visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank iamface
Reviewed September 8, 2018

If Reykjavik had a main town square it would be this one. The Parliament and a number of the older government buildings are nearby. There are park benches so you can sit. Best of all not many tourists so you can actually see Icelanders going...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

One of the centers of town, the square with the old church, Parliament house, and a big statue, hotels, shops and restaurants all around. Landscaped.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 18, 2018

With a few minutes to kill while waiting for our hotel room to be ready, we walked around the square and checked out the statue. The park was a little dirty...and it was crowded with people like us doing the same thing. This also seemed...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MargaritaDoug
Reviewed June 15, 2018

A good place to walk around or rest or watch goings on in the center of twon between the old city and the new area. Surrounded by government buildings, churches and some colorful buildings. Nice to see.

Date of experience: May 2018
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