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Review of Hallgrimskirkja

Hallgrimskirkja
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$62.22*
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2-Hour Reykjavik City Walking Tour
Ranked #8 of 183 things to do in Reykjavik
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed September 29, 2013

Very nice view from the top of the church. You have to pay a small price to visit the church tower but it's well worth it. The lady at the register was really nice and helpful.

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Reviewed September 28, 2013

We went to Hallgrimskirkja on our first and last days in Reykjavik, bookending our time in that amazing city. The sanctuary's simplicity and serenity was restful after our busy days, and despite tourists coming and going, surprisingly quiet.

During our first visit, around noon on a weekday, we were fortunate to hear the organ for a few minutes while the organist was working out the stops to use on a piece he was preparing. I'd love to be there for a concert someday and hear all 5,275 pipes!

This iconic church is visible from many places in Reykjavik, and is well worth a visit, whether you go up in the tower for the view (we didn't) or simply enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the sanctuary.

Thank LocalFoodLoverNW
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

Top worth a visit however prices are really expensive compared to what it is. Patrons should consider making it more financially accessible to all kinds of visitors.

Thank Redrosin S
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

This is a beautiful place....make sure to go inside and hopefully sit for an organ concert....the organ is massive and beautiful. Take the elevator to the top and get the most amazing views and photos!!

Thank TheFutureIsBright
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

What a weird shape the frontage is! Serene and beautiful despite the host of visitors, it just did not feel frantic inside. Lovely and simple. A trip to the top is recommended. Fantastic views over the city and out to sea.

Thank canton13
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