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“WHERE IS IT?”

Reviewed 19 May 2014

I became interested in the current Parliament House after seeing the location of the former Parliament House in the 9th century (first stop of the Golden Circle Day-tour). Learning that the current Parliament House is located in Reykjavik, I was excited to visit it on my last day in the city.

I was disappointed to find out that it is not opened to the public. People I asked did not know which building it was (perhaps they're tourists too like me!) and there was no sign at the building which I presumed to be the current Parliament House.

Lesson learned: Don't waste your time finding or locating it since is it not opened to the public.

Thank LolaGo1
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

A nice place to spend a moment or two while touring the city. It's nice that it's accessible to all from the outside but you can't go in. Helpful to know a some history beforehand to make it a little more special.

Thank TravelingSuz
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Reviewed 28 December 2013

The parliament sitting in the middle of the city, with no fences and a nice little park outside. It is a far cry from Westminster. This building was heartwarming as well as nice to look at....read the message on the Cone of Civil Disobedience outside...really struck a chord. If only all nations could think like Icelanders about the accountability of politicians!

Thank AsparagusLady
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Reviewed 26 December 2013

The Parliament House is a nice little building to stop and look at while walking through Reykjavik. It is small and unimposing and easily missed. You can't get inside, but it is nice from the outside.

Wouldn't make it a stop on any trip, but if you walk by it is pretty.

Thank rachellevine
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Well, built in 1881, it's a small building located at the main square of Reykjavik. It has nothing special in its architecture. Only its small garden is open to public but there isn't many to see there either. No special efforts are needed to see it, once in Reykjvavik, you will definitely pass in front of it, the city is quite small in that respect. What's interesting about it is its history going back to 930s and you can find it in books and in Thingvellir, not at this building.

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