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National Gallery of Iceland (Listasafn Islands)

171 Reviews

National Gallery of Iceland (Listasafn Islands)

171 Reviews
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This day trip to the Golden Circle from Reykjavik is a stress-free way to see some of Iceland’s most beautiful attractions. Don’t worry about mapping out an itinerary: Let your guide and driver take you to Kerid crater, the Blue Lagoon, Gullfoss waterfall, and more. Plus, your guide explains local history and geology that you wouldn’t learn traveling on your own.
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Malgorzata wrote a review Mar 2020
7,750 contributions387 helpful votes
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Wonderful location. The main building was built in 1916 and designed by Icelandic architect Samuelsson Gudjon. Another addition of the building is the work of the architect Gardar Halldorsson. Relatively small, but pleasant museum. A calm space with interesting works of art. Most of the permanent collection is by Icelandic artists . Very friendly staff.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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simonajax wrote a review Jan 2020
ajax, ontario45 contributions20 helpful votes
a must if you wish to know more about Iceland and Icelandic artists. Even if you dont appreciate a particular style. very friendly reception and staff. It is not Le Louvre, of course, but worth the visit. Entrance fees are very reasonable and include entrance to three museums. Across from the Pond and easily accessible on foot from anywhere in Reykjavik. Few minutes away from City Hall, the Church, Harpa, etc...
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Date of experience: January 2020
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technoman2 wrote a review Nov 2019
East Sussex, United Kingdom9,475 contributions267 helpful votes
Bought a one day city card and visited this place the modern artwork on display was depressing on the upper level unless you particularly like dark and dreary oil paintings. Free coffee no milk or sugar YUK. it would have cost 2000ISK entrance would have felt ripped off. Dont waste your time and money.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Vladyslava Z wrote a review Nov 2019
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine115 contributions19 helpful votes
Another great place to learn more about Icelandic artists. The gallery is easy to navigate. The stuff is super welcoming.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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kingrd1966 wrote a review Oct 2019
Toronto, Canada26 contributions18 helpful votes
Visited on a recent trip to Iceland, and glad I did. Very good showcase of Icelandic artists, with a particular focus on a well-known artist of the 1980s. Really nice to see an effort to ensure that Icelandic artists don’t get lost in the mass of art being created globally. Well worth a visit!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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