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Skolavorduholti, Reykjavik 121, Iceland
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All reviews beautiful church pipe organ bell tower small fee great view of the city stained glass elevator ride entire city viewing platform worth a visit interesting architecture basalt columns organist landmark simplicity steeple plain
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Reviewed today

We were there only a few minutes...took the elevator up and saw the entire city but there wasn't anything else to do.

Thank Shelley P
Reviewed yesterday

What an interesting building! It is close to downtown and within walking distance to the downtown Hilton. The inside is a traditional church setting, but it has a very nice pipe organ. We lucked out and was present when the organ player played the organ....More

Thank Clarence D
Reviewed yesterday

Make sure you go to the top of the tower. Great view of the very colorful city. Interior of church is very simple, Scandinavian, not gaudy.

Thank wgmiller
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Reasonably priced $10 to go to the top. Great view!! Organ player was playing! Loved it. Easy walk up hill from City center.

Thank Jack J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just go ! Well worth a visit reasonable admission charge great views of city & surrounding area it’s a must do

Thank micktheDJ
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Photomoment. In and out in 15 minutes. It took 41 years to finish it. Wonder why, it’s a puristic luthern church, not the Sagrada Familia. Elevator brings you to 73 meters for a photo of Reykjavik. That’s it. No more, No less. Nice, but no...More

Thank Tino S
Reviewed yesterday

Take the elevator ride to the tower for excellent views and amazing photo ops of the entire city from every direction.

Thank j g
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This massive icon sits in the center of Reykjavik and provides a breathtaking 360 degree view from the bell tower. Parking was available on site although we were there in October. A short queue for the elevator to the top of the tower. Note, there...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed yesterday

This structure can be seen all over town. To be fair, it is a church and they are trying to carry on their daily duties and are kind to let the curious public come in by the droves. We went to the top - as...More

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed yesterday

We had trouble finding parking, but some people chose to park "directly" in front of the church. Perhaps this was people that worked there, but we believe it to have been tourists that didn't know any better. We had a delightful visit to the church,...More

Thank Travis C
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Hallie M
12 June 2018|
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Response from CristinaV1161 | Reviewed this property |
We walked up there, since we had parked along the street with parking meter somewhere else. Sorry.
17 May 2018|
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Response from Larry K | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any schedule posted. We were there Saturday around noon and he was going strong.
30 January 2018|
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Response from Roger0987 | Reviewed this property |
As per previous reviews, very limited parking. Better to park elsewhere and walk up.