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Kerid Crater

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Address: Route 35, Selfoss, Iceland
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Another of Iceland's stunning volcanic wonders, and well worth a visit, especially if you're a photographer (which doesn't include selfie stick users), for the amazing colours... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Another of Iceland's stunning volcanic wonders, and well worth a visit, especially if you're a photographer (which doesn't include selfie stick users), for the amazing colours. Like many of the other attractions, it has had to have infrastructure built onto it (steps, in this case) due to damage from too many visitors. It's also worth noting that there is now... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are Driving on Highway 35 between Selfoss and the big-name attractions of the Golden Circle, you should stop off and spend a while exploring this fascinating structure. There is an easy walk around the rim, and a mildly challenging trail down to the water. The colors of the rock walls, and the reflections of the sky on the... More 

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice walk around the upper crater ridge. Not spectacular, but a makes an interesting stop. Nice view from top. Would not recommend walking around the lake at water level due to potential of getting hit by thrown/dislodged rocks from people above.

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Badalona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not one of the big three in the Golden Ring, but still a very recommended stop. The parking is just by the crater, so no long hiking is necessary. Entrance is 400 ISK for visitots over 12. You can walk around the rim and also went down by the water. There are no bathrooms and not far less tourists than... More 

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Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a nice of a nature. It takes about an half hour to walk around on top of the crater. You can also walk down to the lake, but I didn't do that. Nice stop!

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Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fun hike, very scenic and the crater is just cool. Just do it...go here. There is a small entrance fee but not too bad.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's definitely an impressive sight and it's worth seeing. However, there's a dissonance with all the other sights of Iceland because you have to pay a ticket to see this one. It's not expensive, and shouldn't compromise your plans to see it.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kerid crater is beautiful, and we were happy we did the small detour to find it! The entrance fee is of 400kr per person, and you can walk around the crater (on the top, or at it's base, close to the water). The view is just beautiful, and if you're lucky to have a ray of sun, the blue of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pretty enough place but you need good weather. Charge you go and see it! A few minutes is long enough.

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Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here to see aquamarine water in the crater and take some great pics. Unfortunately, it was overcast and in the absence of the Sun, the waters looked very cold and unappealing. We took a few pics and were on our way. Not worth paying the entrance fee.

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