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Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre at the heart of Reykjavik is an award-winning building situated at the old harbour. Harpa opened its doors in 2011 and boasts a wide variety of hosted events where all musical genres play a part. Harpa won the Mies van der Rohe Award in 2013 for architecture. Harpa was designed by Olafur Eliasson, Henning Larssen architects and Batteri architects. Harpa is the residency of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, The Icelandic Opera and the Reykjavik Big Band. Harpa is a state of the art conference centre. Harpa was awarded the prestigious MICE Report award for best conference centre in Northern Europe. Harpa is also the home of several regular shows: - How to become Icelandic in 60 minutes - Pearls of Icelandic Songs - Icelandic Sagas: The Greatest Hits - Reykjavík Classics - Mulinn Jazz Club - The Tin Drum Series - Bowie: The Session - The Icelandic Emigration Center's Exhibit
Reviewed April 20, 2014

Fantastic architecture and lighting - went in several times during our stay as the light seems to change all the time.

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Reviewed April 19, 2014

first saw Harpa during construction. this time I saw it from the inside out and was even more impressed! the glass panes expose wonderful views of Reykjavik and the harbor. look forward to attending a concert here.

Thank Elaine C
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Reviewed April 18, 2014

Very spacious building with great views on harbour an the bay. The main concert hall is all vulcano red with great acoustics.

Thank jacq045
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

Amazing architecture. We had a guided tour and our guide was really interesting- she was even a member of the Icelandic Opera and gave us a demonstration of the acoustics by singing for us!

Thank Eleanor A
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

This event was one of the most memorable I have enjoyed these last years, Please check out what is on the venue if you visit Reykjavík

Thank Unnur H
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