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The Pearl (Perlan)

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Address: Oskjuhlio Hill, Reykjavik, Iceland
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+354 562 0200
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The views are incredible 😍🇮🇸

I can't speak for the cafe or anything inside the Perlan, but the observation deck (Free to enter) offers some incredible views of Reykjavik and with the Snow peaked mountains in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I can't speak for the cafe or anything inside the Perlan, but the observation deck (Free to enter) offers some incredible views of Reykjavik and with the Snow peaked mountains in the background this is worth a stop from anyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visit to Perlan will bring great views of Reykjavik from the fourth floor observation deck. Gives you ability to see views 360 degrees around the city. Must see!

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Draper, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately it was foggy and cloudy the day we visited so from the viewing platform you could only see about 10 feet! However, it is undergoing construction and renovation, the restaurant has closed for good and it seems to have lost its luster. Worth a visit if you have time but don't go out of your way!

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Thank Jack M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Usually a good place to drop in on at the start of your visit to Iceland. An excellent view of the city. Great outside walkway. Stylish. However renovation (February) means that the building is a building site. Viewing platform still OK but the rest is messy.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So the views from the Perlan (Blue Dome) are amazing, with views all over Reykjavik. We went in Feb 2017 and currently the cafe was the only thing open as such it is Free to enter and look at the view from the observation deck. The signs indicate the restaurant at the very top is being redeveloped and will open... More 

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Schwyz, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice view over the city. But as the restaurant is closed at the moment and the exhibition is going to build up there is nothing more to do or see.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is on top of a small hill. Part of the building is currently under construction inside which will be ready in March 2017. It has a dome roof and a walkway outside. Take the lift to the top floor to get the 360 degree view from the walkway. Make sure to keep warm because of the wind chill factor.... More 

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Horndean, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pity that this attraction is still open although going through a major make over. Apart from the viewing deck not worth a visit.

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Plainview, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting features of holding tanks and usage. Good views of the city..lots of interesting things planned for future development. If you are in the area go see but don't bother making a special trip to see it. You might spend 30-45 minutes there.

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Thank Marc S
Sherwood Park, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was very excited to be getting a taste of a huge variety of local food... so I'd been told. So we decided to pay the extra to sample such variety. This is was much disappointed with as it was pretentiously overpriced, cold tasteless and stale.

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