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Oct 26, 2018
“Worth a stop if you are driving past, but not a special visit”
Jul 27, 2018
“Quick look worth”
Reykholt, Iceland
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Reykholt is an interesting little hamlet if you are interested in Snorri Sturluson, a celebrated 13th Century Icelandic historian and politician, and a disappointment if you are not. There is a Snorri museum (which we did not visit), a Snorri statue and Snorri‘s hot pot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Not everything in Iceland can be spectacular. This is one of them. As it is on your route to Hraunfossar and no hiking is needed give it the benefit of the doubt and a quick look. It is the supposed to be one of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank rometrips
Reviewed June 15, 2018

The Snorralaung is an interesting stop on a walk around the museum. Snorting Sturluson was a key figure in Icelandic history and this was his pool.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Highlander-GG
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We were lucky enough to come off season, therefore few guests needed attention. We paid for a guided tour of the museum. Sigrun was an incredibly knowledgeable decedent of Snorri. She shared the story of Snorri's life as we walked about the one room museum....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank dawnandshawn
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited here under the impression that it was a geothermal hot spring that could be entered by people, it is not. It was the hot spring where Snorri Sturluson, an Icelandic, historian, poet and politician used to bath.

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank BGarde
Reviewed December 27, 2017

This is the pool where Snorri Sturluson, an Icelandic historian, poet, and politician, bathed. He was elected twice as lawspeaker at the Icelandic parliament, the Althing. Unfortunately, he got on the wroing side of the Norwegian king and was executed. In Iceland, he is a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Snorralaug is thought to have been used by locals since the 12th century, making it possibly the oldest human-used hot spring in the country. The temperature of the hot spring is said to fluctuate drastically, often becoming far too hot to bath in. Unfortunately they...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank cristav2015
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