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Domkirkjan

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Address: Austurvollur, Reykjavik, Iceland
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+354 551 2113
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A break from the noice and pulse of the center

An interesting church outside as weel as inside. Possibility to see a great view from the church tower - however there are often a long line for the elevator so in that regard... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Elenamaluka
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Rainford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Happened upon this cathedral quite by accident and on a Sunday at the start of Mass. Beautiful building, fabulous choir. After Mass we relocated at a nearby coffee shop to be followed a few minutes later by the priest who had just said Mass.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Lutheran Cathedral of Reykjavik is worth a visit. It's in a circle of sites that included the Parliament, City Hall, the lake, and a short walk to the Settlement Exhibit, so if you're nearby, drop in. Wonderfully preserved old interior, with a complete upper gallery, pulpit, and period pews. The focal point, of course, is the Altar area, with... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting church outside as weel as inside. Possibility to see a great view from the church tower - however there are often a long line for the elevator so in that regard patience are recommended

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Oldsmar, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This place is not to be missed. From the beauty of the architecture to the views from the top, it is worth the time. Take time to read the history of the church which is fascinating.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Domus Cathedral is a place where one may have some quiet time meditating and praying. If you're not religious you anyway may enter and observe typical Icelandic church as part of local culture. There're also organ concerts being given from time to time.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is worth a look. A visit to the tower is a must see. Great organ and a peaceful retreat. Not overdone on religious tack. All churches should be like this.

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Rockville, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

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 17 November 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

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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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

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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