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Stekkjarkot

Reykjanesvegur, Keflavik 260, Iceland
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Stekkjarkot

Did some "turbo-touristing" right before checking in for departure. An interesting stop that allows... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
Alexander T
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Niagara Falls, Canada
Classic Turf Homes

If in the Keflavik area or near Viking World, I would recommend taking a few minutes to walk around... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
BZimm08
,
Olathe, Kansas
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“viking world” (9 reviews)
“homes” (2 reviews)
“turf” (2 reviews)
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Reykjanesvegur, Keflavik 260, Iceland
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

Did some "turbo-touristing" right before checking in for departure. An interesting stop that allows outsider to have a gander at what was once a way of life for Icelanders. Almost seems like a world away. Oh... I'm pretty sure I saw puffins take off.

Thank Alexander T
Reviewed September 20, 2017

If in the Keflavik area or near Viking World, I would recommend taking a few minutes to walk around Stekkjarkot. Like others mentioned, I came here, and it was pretty empty with nothing going on. But it was fun to walk around and take pictures...More

Thank BZimm08
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Went to peek at these houses after Viking World, and like others have mentioned, they were locked up. Took a photo out front, but nothing to see and faaaarr too cold and windy to look around.

Thank minivanride
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Nice presentation of turf houses in case you are very interested or did not have a chance to see some of those in other places

Thank Menashke
Reviewed July 30, 2016

I wandered over here after visiting Viking World and learned a bit more about the history of Iceland. The houses were not open, but I was able to peek into the windows. Nice place to relax too.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed May 20, 2016

Stekkjarkot is close to Viking World and there are small fishermen houses more than 100 years old. Sadly the houses were closed when we went.

1  Thank rohitravishankar
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Stekkjarkot is located next to the Viking World so don't miss it if you're there. There are a few old houses with moss on top and even a small farm to see. Unfortunately, the houses were not opened, but it was good enough to see...More

2  Thank menq
Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Small fishermen houses which were used more than 100 years ago, with moss on roofs. Nice to see inside, but were closed at that moment. Good to see, when visiting Viking world museum (very closed). In summer time, there are a small zoo.

2  Thank Aliona C
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Im sure that this jolly little settlement, in original Icelandic style, would have been very interesting, had it been open. Situated very close to Viking World museum, it gave a great insight to life over 150 years ago. As I had visited the main attraction...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed July 11, 2015

this site is a remake of the old icelandic dwelling place near the coast. im not sure if you can go inside as i was only outside. this is free. it is very near the vikingaheima or viking museum. you need tp pay at the...More

1  Thank Keidayoko
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