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Domkirkjan

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Address: Austurvollur, Reykjavik, Iceland
Phone Number: +354 551 2113
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This is a beautiful church with a spectacular organ (Bach concerts every Tuesday evening). To me, it gave great insight into Iceland since it is by most standards a very modest... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rockville, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't able to go inside the church but took some lovely shots from the outside. The bell rings at certain times and it is a lovely sound.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church with a spectacular organ (Bach concerts every Tuesday evening). To me, it gave great insight into Iceland since it is by most standards a very modest church in size and appointment, but it is the historic national cathedral of this small country. It is next to the parliament building, so easy to stop in.

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Thank RyanLChicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wandered in because the door was open, and we're glad that we did. This church / cathedral has a lovely feeling to it. It's not very large or ornate but was better for this. Make sure you go upstairs and check out the rally twee Sunday school room.

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Thank Sheffview
Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cathedral was consecrated in 1796. Being a resident in Southern New England, I could imagine this church standing proudly among the Colonial Period buildings strewn across New England, and the Northeastern United States. It's a quaint well-kept church with a simple style that provides inner peace when you walk up its main aisle or look to its wooden rafters... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Neat but uninspiring church close to a pleasant park. No bells and smells here. However, the two classic fire trucks parked outside on my visit made for good pictures.

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Keene, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The church hosts free Tuesday evening piano concerts by classical pianist Ólafur Elíasson who performs selections from J.S. Bach's Well Tempered Clavier. The church is a wonderful venue, contemplative, peaceful, elegantly sparse; wonderful place to listen to music.

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Thank Rod G
VA Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

If you walk down the hill from Hallgrimskirkja to the "old town" near the parliament you might pass by this unassuming wooden structure that on closer look is obviously a church. This church is the cathedral. Wooden as are the stave churches but th8is is no stave church. Inside it is a beautiful little church with interesting seating and a... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The prettiest cathedral I have ever been to visit - while and bleached inside and green and white outside; situated in a side street not far from the main town thoroughfare and really, really well kept and well loved.

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Thank Penny G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Walking past and the bells where ringing so decided to have a look inside, the church is immaculately clean, if you love religious buildings this would be worth a look as it is free aswell

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Thank jhains
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a lovely little church with nice decorations. It's nothing you have to go here especially for but if you pass the church go and take a look.

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