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“Impressive!”
Review of Hallgrimskirkja

Hallgrimskirkja
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Reykjavik City Walking Tour with a Local: A Walk with a Viking
Ranked #5 of 176 things to do in Reykjavik
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Impressive!”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

Fabulous 360 view of the city from the tower. The interior is awe-inspiring, especially if you've toured the countryside and can see and understand the glacier/rock theme of the design.

Visited February 2013
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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“excellent panoramic view of reykjavik”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

not our style of architecture, externally nor internally. that being said, it was well worth the small fee to ride the elevator up i to the tower to see a birds eye view of reykjavik. i'm glad we did it.

Visited February 2013
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Somerset
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Best views of the city”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

Standing majestically over the city, this church is an architechtural dream. Get the elevator to the top floor for some great views and photos - try not to be up there when the bells chime midday - like we were!

The interior is also beautiful - comfortable and welcoming - far removed from how our English churches are.

One request - please pay the small fee to use the elevator and help with the church maintenance programme - most tourists just charged in, got what they wanted and left!

Visited February 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Overrated.”
Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

Ugly, bare cement monolith. If you're into brutalist modern architecture it might be your cup of tea. The walk up is pleasant but the interior is hugely disappointing.

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hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“fantastic view from the top”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

Really good 360 degree view of Reykjavik. There is a lift to the top and 30 steps to the viewing area. It can be a bit windy and you have to pay to use the lift....but well worth it for the view.

Visited February 2013
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