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Hofdi House

Reykjavik, Iceland
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  • Excellent21%
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  • Average34%
  • Poor3%
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“cold war” (120 reviews)
“ronald reagan” (37 reviews)
“berlin wall” (20 reviews)
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"cold war"
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"ronald reagan"
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"berlin wall"
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"reykjavik summit"
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"historical significance"
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"piece of history"
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"world leaders"
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"british embassy"
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"white lady"
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"soviet union"
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"historic place"
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"information boards"
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"sea front"
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"city tour"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nothing too remarkable about the place but it is a nice bit of history and if the wall could talk what did Reagan and Gorbachev say to each other in private? Nice enough house and easy to park outside.

Thank James S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While the Reagan/Gorbachev summit in Rekyjavik was ultimately a failure, it was the first step which eventually led to the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Alone near the water, the house itself has interesting architectural features. Built for a French official and lived in by...More

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting architecture and even more interesting story of the people who once occupied it. The setting of the lone house with view of the ocean and waves behind it can take you back to another era. Worth the visit , convenently located in the city

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hofdi House established its place in history when it hosted the summit between Reagan and Gorbachov, which lead to the massive downsizing of nuclear armaments, helping to make the world a safer place.

Thank kenneth T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place where the historic meeting between President Reagan and Premier Gobachev was held, ending the Cold War and renewing relations between our countries.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't get to go inside but there is a piece of the Berlin wall, painted by a local artist on site.

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Like other Reviewers have already noted, this is a site of historical importance. So, for those with an interest in history from the end of the Cold Era, this is a must-see stop. There is a piece of the Berlin Wall located on the premises...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

this is where Ronald Regan and Mikhail Gorbachev.signed the paper to end the cold war... careful... although you can walked around the outside and read all the interesting plaques its not allways open for visitors.

Thank Les111
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

We weren't able to go in, but it was interesting to walk around Hofdi House and hear the story of Reagan and Gorbachev's history meeting there. It is a quiet representation of Icelandic confidence, organization, and competence.

Thank Joseph A
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Hofdi house is where Reagan and Gorbachev had a summit meeting prior to the Berlin wall coming down. Well situated on the coast with detailed information.

Thank Trish G
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