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Hallgrimskirkja

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

This is a beautiful modern church, quite simple internally and impressive both inside and out. Whilst we were there a very competent organist was playing the impressive church organ. For a cost you of ISK 1,000 per person you can use the elevator up the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rockc_13
Reviewed today via mobile

We really enjoyed looking around the church. The architecture of the building is outstanding. The inside with the pipe organ and stained glass window was magnificent. Going to the tower and seeing the views of the city was breath taking. This is a stop in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rollomom
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a church like no other. Usually they all have the same structure of a specific construction type but I have never seen a similar church. I think it’s one of the best things in Reykjavík and a must see for all tourist.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lavi136
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth a look around, very impressive building and the church organ looks amazing. The tower is lit with multi coloured lights at night.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank A1Tage
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to see the sun rise (10:47) in the tower. It costs 8 euros and you get a panoramic view of the city. It is very windy in the winter. We loved it. The staff at gift shop where you pay are very helpful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dragonlp111
Reviewed yesterday

It's a very unusual shape for a church, very modern. You can go to the church tower & the views are amazing, but the wind is unbelievable. You get a lift so far up then walk a few stairs Cost 1000 ISK to go up.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TRL2112
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Is a must place to go the place is huge inside how ever to go to the top there is a small fee to pay.. Great statue of the first person who discover America

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Leechong3434
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Initially we did not plan to venture inside the church, but I’m so glad we did. The organ pipes were beautiful, and it allowed a glimpse inside a piece of Iceland I didn’t expect to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julesinerie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lovely church at the top of the high street. Go to the tower. Great views. Beautiful architecture.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GenO_12
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth taking lift and walking the last few stairs to the top. Excellent views across Reykjavík.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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.
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Wan2G0
17 May 2018|
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Response from larryk974 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any schedule posted. We were there Saturday around noon and he was going strong.
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PinkBicycleJM
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.
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