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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...and really scared. Cold War was at its best, and here in Italy have ss20 cruises pointed to our house. This two men, smiling in their coats: you know it history. We hope they would keep in touch... and they did. This was the place....More

Thank paolo b
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is where Ronald Reagan and Micheal Gorbachev met for their famous summit meeting. I know I was there supporting the summit meeting. Sadly you can only go in by appointment which I found out you can arrange thru the Foreign Ministry if you have...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Signing of the start of the end of the USSR. Significant and historic, not to mention the tragic suicide of the French Council family member 60 Years earlier. Rumors of ghosts persist. Great photo opportunity of the area.

Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Hofdi House doesn't offer much to see, only a well restored and maintained old house. The house is not open to the public. That said, its history is certainly of interest. It is well known for the meeting that took place in October 1986 between...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The Hofdi House was not open when we visited but the big draw is the famous door handle, the mirror-image design and historic preservation on its awesome waterfront site. Don't miss it nor its significance.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We had a bit of time we had to fill before our flight back, so we had to find a few places. This was one of them. It's nice to see, but don't go out of your way.

Thank HM543
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We did not get in, just passing through, walking around, it was built to French embassy. It has been used for the meeting - cold war. It is very easy to identify the place and stop by.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

You can’t go in the house so there’s not a ton to see here but there are plaques around the house explaining the history so it’s worth a walk over. There’s some interesting US history associated with the house, which I didn’t realize before visiting....More

Thank Kyra H
Reviewed 1 August 2018

On my first day in Iceland I was looking for a nearby attraction and had only an hour to spare when I discovered this piece of architectural history near my hostel. It's where US President Reagan went to discuss the Cold War so that was...More

Thank MissGuidedAngel
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The house itself was originally built to be the French embassy. When visiting Reykjavik, you might drive right past this house but its historic significance cannot be denied. It was here that, in 1986, Gorbachev and President Reagan met. As a result of this meeting,...More

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