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Hallgrimskirkja

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We did enjoy visiting the church. we sat inside and warmed up for a bit but it is a little bit bare on the inside. We opted to go up in the lift (50KR) - when we were in there, we made a joke that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Evievv
Reviewed today

Worth a visit, understand you can go to the top but when we visited it was blowing a storm so didnt bother.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mel J
Reviewed yesterday

Standing at 75 meters tall Hallgrímskirkja is the tallest building in Reykjavík. Great view over the city.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth a walk when staying in Reykjavik. You have to pay to go to the top, which we opted not to do. It was not the highlight of our trip, but still a must do if spending time in the city as it is a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ADB16
Reviewed yesterday

A most unusual Church in terms of architecture. Like some thing from a Batman movie in Gotham City. Well worth a visit !

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert B
Reviewed yesterday

This is indeed one of the major landmarks in Raykjavik. The Hallgrimskirkja is a huge concrete building, and it' is in my opinion, much better when seen from the outside. Inside, it is quite empty: no decorations, no paintings, only a few statues. The only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IN3lutTabil3
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing structure to see at night as it dominates the city heart and overlooks Reykjavik. Once you enter it is surprisingly understated but elegant in its own way. Loved the organ on the back wall with over 5000 pipes - it would be awesome when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve-70
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Most people come to the church to see it and learn about its history. The panoramic view from the steeple is amazing!! The ceiling of the church itself is also beautiful. It is all a sight to be enjoyed!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CarolAnnG11
Reviewed 2 days ago

Clean impressive inside,its at the top of the street can be seen from most places can pay to go up to the top

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robby14789
Reviewed 2 days ago

This church is free to visit, but there is a charge if you'd like to take the elevator to the top. We didn't bother to head up, but just visited and looked around for a bit. The inside wasn't very interesting in our opinion; the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hallie M
12 June 2018|
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Response from CristinaV1161 | Reviewed this property |
We walked up there, since we had parked along the street with parking meter somewhere else. Sorry.
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Wan2G0
16 May 2018|
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Response from larryk974 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any schedule posted. We were there Saturday around noon and he was going strong.
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PinkBicycleJM
29 January 2018|
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Response from Roger0987 | Reviewed this property |
As per previous reviews, very limited parking. Better to park elsewhere and walk up.
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