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“Gorgeous and Peaceful”
Review of Hallgrimskirkja

Hallgrimskirkja
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US$69,19*
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Reykjavik City Walking Tour
Ranked #1 of 187 things to do in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is unique outside and so beautiful inside. There are quiet corners where one can meditate and pray. I loved the small prayer space tucked in the corner of the sanctuary. The pipes for the pipe organ are magnificent. I would have loved to hear the organ being played, but arrived to late on Sunday to attend a service.

Thank crystal543
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"beautiful church"
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"pipe organ"
in 641 reviews
"great view of the city"
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"entire city"
in 139 reviews
"bell tower"
in 361 reviews
"small fee"
in 394 reviews
"stained glass"
in 163 reviews
"elevator ride"
in 154 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 579 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 142 reviews
"interesting architecture"
in 179 reviews
"basalt columns"
in 140 reviews
"organist"
in 518 reviews
"landmark"
in 752 reviews
"simplicity"
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"steeple"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

clearly a special architecture. View from the top is great ($), even on cloudy day. Inside of the church is very sober

Thank Luc M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved soaking in the culture of Iceland by walking through this cathedral. We took the elevator to top and got to see all the different colored houses that is unique to the area. It was the cheapest thing we got to do while there since Iceland is known for high prices.

Thank Andrea P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church has an incredible mood setting design. You cannot help but look up and be elevated, spiritually and otheriwise....

Thank Elkabelka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I arrived at this church just before 9 to hear the bells ringing and one of the first if the day to catch the lift to the tower for spectacular views...except it was raining which blurred the view a little. A charge is made to visit the tower. An interesting church. Make sure you spot the only stained glass window at the back on the left! Worth visiting!

Thank CherylSCarson
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