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“Amazing view!”
Review of Hallgrimskirkja

Hallgrimskirkja
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Vienna, Virginia
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“Amazing view!”
Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is the largest church in Reykjavik and can be seen from most points throughout the city. Unlike other European (Catholic) churches, there isn't much adornment like stained glass windows or the like. However, the view from the top--tickets for which can be purchased in the gift shop--is alone worth the visit! You get a 360 degree view of Reykjavik, and it is spectacular!

Visited May 2014
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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“Best place for views (besides the mountains...!)”
Reviewed May 14, 2014

We just went for the view as not interested in churches. This is an easy place to find as you can't miss it, and the views are stunning. There's not an option of stairs, just an elevator, so not good for claustrophobes and it probably takes a while on busy days. But definitely a must, for great views of the colourful town. Better than Perlan views by a long way.

Visited May 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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“Nice view of the city from the tower”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Worth a quick look inside. About $7 for the ride to the top but no cost to go inside of church. Elevator to the top holds 6 at a time, works well in low season but imagine it must be a slow process in Summer.

Visited May 2014
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Stevensville, Michigan
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“Go up top”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a very modern, almost stark, design. We enjoyed the light and airiness of the interior, but the highlight is the 360-degree view from the top of the steeple. Go up!

Visited April 2014
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“Good place to start your vacation”
Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

The church is a good place to start your vacation. You can go to ghetto top and get a great view of the city. It gives you a great visual of reykjavik.

Visited June 2013
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