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Best shop in Reykjavik

I discovered this gem of a store on my first solo trip to Iceland. As a music fan with a curiosity... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anja P
via mobile
Like Coming Home

Stepping into 12 Tónar is like entering a living room. You’re met with friendly recommendations... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Skolavoerdustigur 15, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 511 5656
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I discovered this gem of a store on my first solo trip to Iceland. As a music fan with a curiosity for local sounds, I came to the right place. I was welcomed warmly by the owner and staff and introduced to some excellent music...More

Thank Anja P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stepping into 12 Tónar is like entering a living room. You’re met with friendly recommendations, and your excitement to discover new music is highly satisfied. You get offered a free espresso, and you get to hang out in comfy couches, put on headphones and spend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone who visits Iceland should make some time to visit this lovely shop. You will get a warm welcome, a good cup of coffee and as much expert advice on the local records as you want. After a long browse, I happily settled down with...More

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I visited Lucky Records first, and I didn't see anything in 12 Tonar, except the t-shirts, that Lucky didn't have. Worth a stop if you're in the area, but don't go too far out of your way.

1  Thank subterranean_jack
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Struggling to convey the awesome scenery of Iceland to people back home? Take home the soundtrack of the people and its landscape! We stopped in here having a little awareness of Icelandic music, seeking advice on other artists to try. After asking a few questions...More

Thank ShawnaMcKinley
Reviewed 3 May 2018

My husband and I wanted to buy some Icelandic Electronic Music for our twenty-year-old son as a present. The owner of the store could not have been nicer when we asked him for help. He knows exactly what the customer wants and handled our questions...More

Thank Terri I
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Was a decent record store. I wish I had looked up more local Icelandic artist. Has a wonderful sitting room and devices to test out products. A good place to shop.

1  Thank Mikaela S
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Autstanding Service. Good koffee Surfing Listen to Musik 🎶 Would recommend to Visit this shop in Reykjavik

2  Thank Jürgen K
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I have been collecting records for 35 years. I always love to go into a record shop to veiw old and unusual records. There is a fairly good selection of vinyl here and some very interesting items. Good to go in and browse.

2  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This eclectic music store has CD,s vinyl and DVDs. I was looking specifically for Icelandic music but lots of other customers where buying music from bands all over the world. The ability to listen to the music before buying it is fantastic and a little...More

1  Thank RELLE2
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