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Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir, Iceland
+354 482 2660
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Located 31 miles east of Reykjavik, this is Iceland's most historic site and one of its most scenic landscapes.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tectonic plates” (468 reviews)
“golden circle” (277 reviews)
“rift valley” (80 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Thingvellir, Iceland
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+354 482 2660
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"rift valley"
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"icelandic parliament"
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"law rock"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed yesterday

The landscape at this park is really tremendous and a great showcase of the geological activity happening at the site. Somehow, having heard about the site mostly from a historical perspective, I was surprised by how positively gorgeous the rock formations and bodies of water...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was hard to find but it was beautiful :) I certainly recommend this to others and it’s an hour or so drive from Reykjavík

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an attractive park, and lots of natural beauty but they have not set it up to tour easily on your own. I knew some info about it (not a historian by any means) so that helped, I did waste a little time trying...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must-see in Iceland although the time spent here depends on what you want to see. I'd say most stay around 2 hours though if you really want to explore a full day could be had. Great park for those who are handicapped/wheel...More

Thank Anderson A
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place to visit with several options of things to see and do all within a very short walking distance. Go early, this is a very popular heavily traveled area. If you are arriving via Rejkavik you will first come to the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Saw some highlights on s your including the tectonic boundaries, Iceland’s first parliament area, etc. Great sites, could have used more time here.

Thank Les L
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a compulsory stop on the golden circle where the North American and Eurasian plates meet. Also a classic film location for Game of Thrones fans. You need at least an hour to fully explore. There is no charge except for parking. From a...More

Thank makalu8000
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I arrived at the visitors center at 7:30 am. The center does not open until 9. Parking is free before 9 but I still paid for the day using the app because I did not know how long I would be there. I found the...More

Thank Geoman59
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An absolutely amazing place to explore. Beautiful sceneries, waterfalls...all for free. Easy to get by car and to walk around by yourself. No need to book day tours. Going by yourself will definitely give you more time to explore the site. There is parking on...More

Thank BernardoCarnevale
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This National Park Area has something for everyone. For the history lover is is where the many groups that populated Iceland met, and kept meeting, since 930 AD. To establish laws and create the country that is Iceland. For science enthusiasts, you can see the...More

Thank kalamakid
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Cynthia R
6 June 2018|
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Response from Ronald D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Cynthia, I agree with Kira, I don't know as there are any on-site guides. From Reykjavik there are several tour companies/groups that will take you there and to such places as the Geyser, various waterfalls, etc. You... More
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StLTravelers314
5 June 2018|
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Response from JPARZI | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't remember. Might be best to email or call them.
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Marianne S
24 May 2018|
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Response from thomas a | Reviewed this property |
The drive was very easy from Reykjavik. They offer many tours but we had a rental car which was nice so we could spend as much time as we pleased. I’m sure with a little internet searches you’ll find information on the game... More
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