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Hallgrimskirkja

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Address: Skolavorduholti, Reykjavik 121, Iceland
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+354 510 1000
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Very impressive both inside and outside

The structure inside and outside are very modern. Infrequently organist may play lovely music. Construction of the 'wings' of the structure with volcanic rocks is progressing. No... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice view from the top. When we went it was very very windy which made it more fun. Interior is very bland and there is not much of interest but worth the trip for the architecture and the view. Major works going on to the outside whilst we were there.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The structure inside and outside are very modern. Infrequently organist may play lovely music. Construction of the 'wings' of the structure with volcanic rocks is progressing. No toilet facility in the Cathedral. Make sure you have warm clothing in winter because of wind chill.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was partially closed when we went there (26th December) and there was a long queue up to the top so we skipped that as well. We took a short around around the accessible area and that's it. Less than 30 mins but still, it was a pretty sight!

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Thank Samantha2805
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing shape, worth a visit, the space inside is amazing. Didn't have the time to go up the tower just a walk round.

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Lenexa, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Given its visual presence in Reykjavik, we decided to take the elevator ride to the top. The view was fine, but the observation tour unattractive with small windows and little information about the building. We were also unable to enter the main nave of the church because of a carpet issue. Overall, just a 'meh' on our trip.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice to go inside and look upwards. Person was playing the organ when we went in so it added to the atmosphere. We never took a walk up to the top to look over the city but wish we had done.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The church it's self was lovely inside! You had to pay to get up stairs but no one checked if you have a ticket all you need to do is que for the lift then upstairs it pretty small,you could see all the sights in about 10 minutes

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If HR Geiger had designed a cathedral, surely this would be it. It rises up out of the square like a granite spaceship. The austere interior is equally impressive, accompanied by an excellent organist. The spiritual atmosphere is somewhat spoiled by hordes of camera-waving tourists.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very interesting church - it is striking in its simplicity and the organ is just unbelievable. I would have loved to have heard it! Worth a look around for sure.

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Thank Aimee H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This church is just so peaceful. The architecture is very unusual and beautiful on the outside. Inside it is a peaceful and modern church. Best part: free to enter! And it does not take that long to visit. Unless you are going to the top. That has long queues.

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