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Landakotskirkja

Landakot, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Catholic Church

This is a Catholic Cathedral in Reykjavik that was built in 1929. Fairly plain inside and I do like... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rayrest
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Majestic church

I accidentally passed this church on my way to my hotel . I immediately got out and took slme... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Coryy20
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  • Excellent44%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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Landakot, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a Catholic Cathedral in Reykjavik that was built in 1929. Fairly plain inside and I do like the design and detail outside. Note: you can easily see this cathedral from the top of Hallgrimskirkja.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I accidentally passed this church on my way to my hotel . I immediately got out and took slme pictures of this beauty. Was told ot was the oldest catholic church in Reyjavick Really beautiful church.

Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Let me declare an interest: my wife and I sing in the church choir here when we stay in Reykjavik visiting family. Lots of reviews are complimentary about the architecture and atmosphere in the church and I completely agree. I want to say in addition...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We encountered this large catholic church when staying relatively close by - it perhaps seems a tad more impressive given that it's in it's own grounds. I am not overly keen on frequenting such but it has to be said that this was an impressive...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Although this is a fully "working " church, we took the time to walk around and look at the building itself. Stunning architecture and suited in a beautiful neighborhood.

Thank FosterIzzy
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I was a bit surprised to see that the Roman Catholic Cathedral was about as sparse as the Lutheran one was... I think this must be Icelandic simplicity and restraint in design at work. A simple space but peaceful and very quiet, contemplative. Some lovely...More

Thank Aleks S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a beautiful Nordic looking church with graceful interior and welcoming atmosphere. We attended a mass here. It was in English, Polish, Tagalog and Icelandic and it was fantastic. Great singing too. On another occasion we visited the church just for a few moments...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 31 December 2016

great singing, lovely simple decoration, kind welcoming people. won't forget the night of 24/25 December 2016 midnight mass was heavenly

Thank longwalker2015
Reviewed 29 October 2016

While walking we encountered the Landakotskirkja. Once inside we discovered this was a Catholic church. There were about three people inside, admiring the architecture. It was quite bright inside, probably thanks to the white walls and ceilings. The outside remembers me of a church in...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

By far for me the most beautiful church in Iceland. The gothic feel makes it unique and worth seeing. Inside there are beautiful wooden carved altars and unique statues. The stained glass is plain yet beautifully geometric. If you're a church viewer like me put...More

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Emilija S
what is the Christmas service times? thank you:)
22 December 2014|
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Response from longwalker2015 |
I attended a beautiful midnight mass at 23:59 exactly on 24/12/16 The church has a website giving time of services in English. catholica@catholica.is Sunday mass 08:30 Polish 10:30 Icelandic 13:00Polish 15:00... More
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