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“Beautiful Church”
Review of Hallgrimskirkja

Hallgrimskirkja
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2-Hour Reykjavik City Walking Tour
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Ranked #7 of 181 things to do in Reykjavik
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed October 1, 2013

I'm not sure checking out the church would be worth going out of the way for, but with it being right in downtown, it's definitely worth checking out.

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Well worth a visit, beautiful church inside and outside. You can take the lift to the top for a fee of 700ISK. Tickets can be bought from the gift shop inside. Lovely views all around from the top. Hallgrimskirja dominates Reykjavik and can be seen from a lot of places.

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Reviewed September 29, 2013

The church is spectacular from the outside and lovely inside as well. Unfortunately on the day we were in Reykjavik it was cloudy and foggy so we did not take the elevator to the top. The church is definitely worth a visit, though, no matter what the weather.

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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.

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