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Icelandic Opera (Islenska Operan)

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Cary about Architecture!!

This place is a beauty, its just amazing when you enter and see how the structure was built, its an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Isadora P
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Wonderful architecture

Pretty cool building. I liked that you could walk inside and have a look around and take pictures... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 1475
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a beauty, its just amazing when you enter and see how the structure was built, its an important part of the city and definitely a must if you are with some spare time, it doesn't take much of your time unless you...More

Thank Isadora P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty cool building. I liked that you could walk inside and have a look around and take pictures. It probably will not be the most stunning piece of architecture you have ever seen but it will be a really lovely addition to any self-guided city...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This a building does not look like much from the outside but once you enter it is awesome. Glass everywhere and access to the top floor where the views over the city and harbour are tremendous. Do not leave Reykjavik without visiting this place.

Thank Dodger52
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This is an interesting piece of architecture with colorful inside and outside views of the window walls but its just a large open building that visitors and workers wander about aimlessly in vast spaces. Tours are offered on a limited basis at best and there...More

Thank slarson127
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Did not get to see a performance, but thoroughly enjoyed exploring the interior and exterior of this beautiful building. Great cafe and gift shop (selling nice Icelandic gifts-not touristy junk) inside. Incredible views of the harbor from the rear deck/balcony. Free admission to explore and...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Beautiful - the windows and the views are worth the visit alone. Tours are available for a price - we just wanted to wander around and soak it up. The cafe inside was very nice as was the inside market. The architecture was amazing.

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I was not sure about coming in here, but I am so glad that we did. We did not stay long or catch an event. There was a little gift shop that had some cool stuff to look at. However, it was so beautiful inside....More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is certainly an architectural must see, we spent an age wandering up and down the stair cases, looking at the changes in view, the way the glass "crystals" line up in an infinite view. We were lucky enough to see someone having a private...More

Thank Suffolk-Hobbit
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a wonderful building with glass that throws light and shadows everywhere.. Amazing. Stunning and beautiful.

Thank HFP52
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Wow, we were entranced by the Opera House. It is so impressive, so unusual, and so captivating! We went during "daylight" (dead of winter) when it was snowing, and then returned in the darkness (early evening after dinner). Worth going twice, as the lighting interacts...More

Thank Lisa W
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