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Another walking street with great shops

The Icelanders derisively called rather two main shopping streets "Puffin streets" and the stores... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Picturesque major street in Reykjavik!

This street forks to the the Cathedral on the hill.Many shops, restaurants, retailers apartments... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice busy street where you will find lots of nice cafes, and souvenir shops. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tigeriffic69
Reviewed September 8, 2018

The Icelanders derisively called rather two main shopping streets "Puffin streets" and the stores as "Puffin shops" as they cater to tourists mainly looking for souvenirs. This street does have all that but also has some great stores for clothes and a number of really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We stayed three nights at this flat, it was perfectly located to EVERYTHING in Reykjavík. Will start with what consider the only negative, street noise! Was there during Culture Night (weekend), thousands of people walked up and down Skolavordustigur St. all day (&night). The noise...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ana G
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

This street forks to the the Cathedral on the hill.Many shops, restaurants, retailers apartments and landmarks in the area. Lots of people on the street all the time. A sightseeing street and the area surrounding it. People watching and photo taking is a major activity...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We stayed one night in this apartment during our 3 day road trip in Icelandic. It was clean and nice with a kitchen and lovely living room. We had a really nice view of the city. I would definitely stay here again!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tandmindiana
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Can’t ask for a better location. Can walk to just about everything. Apartments were in good shape and comfortable. Great value for the money.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JFSD
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Skolavordustigur is a relatively short, picturesque road the runs southeast, uphill, from the western end of Laugavegur, Reykjavik’s main shopping road, and ends at the massive church, and one of the symbols of Reykjavik, Hallgrimskirkja. While Skolavordustigur also has its share of shops, restaurants and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Steve1362
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We have found ourselves walking up and down this road every day we’ve been here, there’s the omnipresent Hallgrímskirkja church at one end and that leads down towards (what I would conside to be) the centre of Reykjavik and the harbour. Attractive by night when...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed January 31, 2018

We walked up this road a few times and ate in one of the restaurants here, its a pretty road especially at night when all the fairylights are twinkling and its snowing, it looks magical, at the top is the magnificent church but along the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Moetbubbles
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Stayed in an apartment on Skolavordustigur. It’s a great location to catch the bus, right by the church. The church is also a good landmark to get your bearing, and the bells are nice to hear. It’s the perfect location for shopping and being in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Nidgehammer | Reviewed this property |
They open at different times, mostly between 9am and 11am, dependI get on which shop you want. I believe the coffee shop opens at 7.30am. To be sure the one you want is open then do a Google search but you’ll find the... More