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Gullfoss

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Address: | White River, Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
Phone Number: 3544806800
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Considered by many to be the country's most beautiful waterfall.

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The waterfall

Gullfoss was a slippery walk to the overview but the view is incredible. We drive up to the top and walked over for photos, then opted to drive to the bottom for more photos. The... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gullfoss was a slippery walk to the overview but the view is incredible. We drive up to the top and walked over for photos, then opted to drive to the bottom for more photos. The steps were very slippery. The waterfall is beautiful. It started snowing when we were there!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've seen a number of impressive waterfalls during my travels and this one is extremely impressive. The size of the waterfall is incredible and just so beautifully wild and raw. People are little dots in the landscape compared to it. Great history with it too. We visited in mid November when it was cold, windy and wet so bring the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice drive and beautiful waterfall. We rented a car and drove the gold circle by ourselves and it was great. The trails for walking around near here are good too. They also have a shop and restaurant. We were lucky we had great weather.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place looks amazing and I could imagine how great it would have been to go down to the very close viewing point. Unfortunately, it was cold, rainy and windy. This made for a great waterfall show, but everybody that day was soaked from head to toe. It's definitely one of the places I'm returning to on a summer trip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Gullfoss in October and it was AMAZING!!!!! It was the first snowfall of the year and it added immensely to the beauty. Traversing down the steps was treacherous, being no one tried to apparently clean them off during the day. I suggest if visiting in the winter to bring ice cleats (not crampons for mountain climbing, that's extreme). Our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Iceland is breathtaking but gullfos was one of the top things that you just have to see when in Iceland.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If witnessing the amazing and awe inspiring power of waterfalls is your thing or just a lover of nature then this is a must see spot in Iceland. About an hour an a half drive east of Reykjavik is well worth the drive through the lovely scenery to the location.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The waterfalls are a magnificent sight. Easy walking tracks. There are several viewing points for photo taking and showing different angles of the waterfall. One of the best waterfalls in Iceland. Definitely worth visiting

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is hard to believe that not so far back...around the mid to late 20th Century, this magnificent Waterfall was being considered for the generation of electricity. Fortunately, common sense prevailed and the idea was discarded to leave this piece of natural beauty as it was intended to be and available for us all to visit and admire hopefully for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the must-sees. The day we went it was snowy and raining. But the forlorn weather added to the appeal of this beautiful waterfall. Parts of it had iced over and was an amazing sight.

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