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Walking here from the lower carpark is quite enjoyable as the scenery was beautiful. This is a well preserved old church with some historic significance. It definitely makes a good photography subject as it stands almost alone in the vast NP landscape.
There is a...More
This is the place where the church was consecrated in 11th century, although the current structure dates back to 1859. It’s closed in offseason. Picturesque setting on the plain in Thingvellir National Park.
Or your guide on the golden circle tour brought us here as an extra stop, as a suprise. I'm not religious in the last bit my wife went into the church. Outside the views are amazing. You can see the volcano that went off in...More
Really nice small church sitting in beautiful surroundings and ideal for photography. Short walk from a couple of the carparks, definitely worth going to see. Disappointingly on the occasion we went it was closed but we did peer through the windows. There is also a...More
On the surface this is a pretty unexciting church, very similar to a lot of churches found in Iceland in its appearance.
However, its location in the middle of two tetonic plates adds an eerie, awe-inspiring atmosphere that you are unlikely to experience anywhere else!...More
The Thingvallakirkja should not be missed on any trip to Thingvellir National Park. The church is beautiful in the landscape and the buildings have such an important role in Icelandic history. A definite must.