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“Interesting stop on the Ring Road”

The Icelandic Turf House
Ranked #6 of 32 things to do in Selfoss
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Icelandic Turf House: the Jewel of Arctic Architecture. The house that kept Icelanders alive and nurtured their culture through the centuries. How they were built, how they were lived in, their origin and cultural context, contemporary significance, subtlety and beauty. Collection of original houses and in detail exhibitions.
Baltimore, Maryland
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“Interesting stop on the Ring Road”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Fascinating to see how the early Icelanders lived. You can walk thru history as you inspect the homes that just blend into the hill side as they are covered in a vivid green turf. You will be amazed how whole families lived in these one room houses.

Visited June 2014
Thank Richard J
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