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Main Square of old part of town

If Reykjavik had a main town square it would be this one. The Parliament and a number of the older... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Town Center

One of the centers of town, the square with the old church, Parliament house, and a big statue... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We were glad to slip off the main drag down to the harbour (signposted City Hall) to find this handsome square in the centre of the city. There was a relaxed feel to the area and an interesting mix of architectural styles, this happens all...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

If Reykjavik had a main town square it would be this one. The Parliament and a number of the older government buildings are nearby. There are park benches so you can sit. Best of all not many tourists so you can actually see Icelanders going...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

One of the centers of town, the square with the old church, Parliament house, and a big statue, hotels, shops and restaurants all around. Landscaped.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 18, 2018

With a few minutes to kill while waiting for our hotel room to be ready, we walked around the square and checked out the statue. The park was a little dirty...and it was crowded with people like us doing the same thing. This also seemed...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

A good place to walk around or rest or watch goings on in the center of twon between the old city and the new area. Surrounded by government buildings, churches and some colorful buildings. Nice to see.

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Reviewed May 20, 2018

In the center of Reykjavik the Austurvollur Square is located. The Althingi and the Cathedral are among the many beautiful buildings arround the square. It is a place for a small rest walking around Reykjavik , there are a number of restaurant arround and i...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

If you are going downtown Reykavik, you must stop by this square. I only went to the square and not inside any of the government buildings. I was the only one there and I found it very peaceful and beautiful.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

We sat here for a few minutes following an excellent meal nearby (Messin). Very pretty with a nearly full moon overhead.

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Pretty little square in the heart of downtown. Has lots of history attached to the buildings. First and only full statue of a female in Iceland.

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We were glad to slip off the main drag down to the harbour (signposted City Hall) to find this handsome square in the centre of the city. There was a relaxed feel to the area and an interesting mix of architectural styles, this happens all...More

1  Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Situated in the heart of downtown, this is I guess the equivalent of London's Trafalgar Square minus Nelson's Column, pigeons and fountains. They have a statue instead together with seats and lovely springy (in the summer at least) grass to sit on. Due to its...More

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