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Laugavegur 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 571 1433
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Lovely, unique shop

Visited here today and wasn't disappointed. I love unique, independent stores like this one. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kate M
via mobile
Some nice arts and crafts

There are some unique souvenirs in this shop, not your run-of-the-mill tourist trap. One of the... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
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Laugavegur 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here today and wasn't disappointed. I love unique, independent stores like this one. Lovely range of art and prints and items made locally. Staff were cool and had great customer service.....even when I changed my mind 10 minutes after purchasing and decided on another...More

Thank Kate M
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

There are some unique souvenirs in this shop, not your run-of-the-mill tourist trap. One of the best stops along Laugavegur.

Thank subterranean_jack
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Foa was the only souvenir shop that I liked in Reykjavik. They offered truly funny and/or beautiful items designed by icelandic artists. And also the sales lady gaves us some insight on the items we bought.

Thank Louise M
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Every time I get over to Iceland I always make sure to check out this little store. As a designer myself I really love seeing the work of the local artists and designers. Definitely check out this place for a unique gift if visiting Iceland!

1  Thank Evan M
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Lovely shop with design products. The products were very unique which you cannot find the same one in other stores. That's really great. Reasonable price with authentic Icelandic souvenirs. Staff was really friendly and helpful. Highly recommended!

Thank Katie_L01
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for authentic Icelandic souvenirs, this is the place for you! They have great hand made jewelry, artwork, and figurines that are perfect gifts! If you want something to remember your trip, this is the perfect place!

Thank Connor Y
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Small but very lovely shop. Selling design products. I hope they could make more types of products because each one is so cute and worth the price. Highly recommend!

Thank 939oliviar
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A very good place with amazing Icelandic handcraft souvenirs. Obviously the owner has a very good taste of artworks. You can feel the items are carefully selected and well organised. Highly recommend for people looking for some unique stuff made in Iceland.

Thank Jiazhen X
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The shop is so cute, I had been looking for some prints during my whole trip and finally found some here, unfortunately my favorites were out of my price range but they did have some more reasonable priced items

Thank Julia V
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We liked the variety of stock in this store, and bought 3 art work prints of puffins, which we will love to put up on our walls as a reminder of our visit to Iceland. Definitely recommended for browsing the local handiwork.

Thank roaming_kiwi58
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They don't have a website but they do have a Facebook page, just search for Foa Iceland (Tripadvisor won't let me post the link) I was able to get in touch with them regarding a specific item I wanted and they were very... More
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