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Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village

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Address: Geirsgata 7b, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Phone Number: +354 898 6628
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12:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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At The Cinema, Old Harbour Village No2, are shown quality Icelandic nature...

At The Cinema, Old Harbour Village No2, are shown quality Icelandic nature films; volcanoes, northern lights, flora and fauna. The Cinema is located in the loft of an old fishermen´s dwellings, where the fishermen used to mend their nets, tar their boats, salt their fish and overnight in bed bunks. Redoing the loft the atmosphere of the old life was kept as much as possible, even so that the salt smell still lingers, but the main object was to provide ideal settings for showing quality Icelandic nature and documentary films. By reading the reviews of our visitors on The Trip Advisor pages it seems that we are having success ...

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Was told by friends to stop and see this film. We knew the showing was 5 pm but stopped by around 3. There was a sign out that the show was sold out for the 5 pm show. We went in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
YoungTravelers44221
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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was told by friends to stop and see this film. We knew the showing was 5 pm but stopped by around 3. There was a sign out that the show was sold out for the 5 pm show. We went in anyway and the husband and wife team welcomed us in and told us they would show us the northern... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

When me and my family came here we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the cinema after seeing how small it was from the outside. It is a very cosy set up with a few rows of chairs and sofas in the corners. Drinks and snacks are available to perchance. The house had originally been somewhere for fishermen to... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

So my friend suggested we stop here because she had read some reviews all saying that this place was great and totally worth stopping in. I was disappointed, we watched 2 documentaries and they were OK. The room is on the top floor and and set up like a living room or rec room, with chairs and chesterfields. The man... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We were in Reykjavik for a couple days after travelling around Iceland. It was torrential rain and so we decided we would visit the Cinema No.2 to see a documentary called "Birth of an Island". It was straightforward to find and we went upstairs and waited for the previous screening to end. Once inside, we noticed that it wasn't a... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

What's not to like? It's like seeing incredible nature films in someone's cozy, welcoming living room, in fact, when we were there the cinematographer was present, along with a cute dog so happy that various friends and relatives (it's all the same to a friendly dog) had come by. Easy to stop by since it's in the Old Harbour Village.

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming to our cinema! And for taking the time to write such good review - we are so glad you liked your visit! The Cinema staff - and EDDIE the Cinema dog More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Walking around the old harbor we noticed the "Cinema No. 2" sign and decided to check it out - up the stairs was a comfortable viewing room where we watched 2 documentaries on Iceland's volcanoes. The director / business owner was there and shared a lot of background, he was very friendly! Great way to spend a relaxing couple of... More 

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to The Cinema and taking the time to write a review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the show and the visit in general. Hope what you saw and learned here gives you an even better insight into what Iceland is all about. The Cinema staff More 

Bowie, Maryland
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74 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

We had time between the end of our whale watching tour and dinner, and saw this place along the harbor, so we decided to investigate. We bought tickets for 2 movies that were filmed by an Icelandic director who owns the business. He was there during our visit so that was cool. The movies were wonderful and captivating. We sat... More 

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this review

Thank you Ann for coming to our place and taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the films and the visit in general. Please come again on your next visit to Iceland! The Cinema staff More 

Rovinj, Croatia
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112 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

In the old harbour (one of green buildings) offers the excellent cinema. You enter and go up to the first floor , enter a place that makes you feel like at home. Sometimes you can be alone so you get like private cinema. They show 2 documentaries - one is with images of Eyjafjallajökull eruption and northern lights chase- and... More 

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much Dovia for visiting The Cinema - and for taking the time to write such wonderful review! We are glad to hear how much you liked our films and our little cinema. Please visit us again the next time you are in Iceland - we have more films to show you. The Cinema Staff More 

Bala, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

We had late morning coffee in the cafe next door, then wandered into the cinema. Up a steep staircase into an old sail loft converted with comfy chairs and sofas into a place where we could see the elusive aurora and the frightening, awe-inspiring power of Icelandic volcanic eruptions from 1973 to 2012. As a group of 7 we had... More 

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this review

Thank you so much Adrian for coming to The Cinema with your group - and for taking the time to write such good review! We hope our films made you understand even better what Iceland has to offer - and what it is all about. Welcome back the next time you are in Iceland; we have more films to show... More 

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

They served food and drinks while we relaxed in the lovely little room with comfy sofas. The films were really interesting and the owner even made the films himself. I would highly recommend visiting this attraction.

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting us at The Cinema - and to take the time to write such nice review! Most of all we are happy to hear that you enjoyed the visit. Welcome back, The Cinema staff More 

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