Austurvöllur Austurvöllur is a public square in downtown Reykjavík that is a favourite with the locals. In the summer months when the sun is shining, the square is a popular gathering place with surrounding cafés and bars adding to the atmosphere.
Um Garðinn Í Fjölskyldu- og húsdýragarðinum er að finna dýragarð, vísindaveröld, sjávardýrasafn, veitingasölu, minjagripasölu og ýmis leiktæki bæði inni og úti. Upplýsingar um dýranámskeið sumarsins og fræðslustarf fyrir grunn- og leikskóla fást í gegnum netfangið email@example.com.
Hallgrímskirkja stands guard over Reykjavík. The church is both a parish church and a national sanctuary in Iceland. Its stepped concrete facade is an ode to modernism and a reminder of the Icelandic landscape. The church is named after the 17th-century clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson, author of Hymns of the Passion.
Skriflegar umsóknir skulu sendast til Sóknarnefndar Háteigskirkju, Háteigsvegi 27-29, 105 Reykjavík eða á rafrænu formi á firstname.lastname@example.org Nánari upplýsingar um starfið veita formaður sóknarnefndar Sigríður Guðmundsdóttir sími 824 5291 og sóknarprestur sr. Helga Soffía Konráðsdóttir símar 511 5401 og 860 9997.
Heiðmörk was proclaimed a municipal conservation area of Reykjavík in 1950. It is located southeast of Elliðavatn, Iceland, and is about 6 miles (9.7 km) from the city of Reykjavík. Its name is derived from its namesake in Norway, Hedmark (Icelandic: Heiðmörk; both derive from the Old Norse Heiðmǫrk), an area with deep forests.
After a nice breakfast at your hotel, a great start of the day is The Settlement Exhibition Reykjavik 871± 2 dealing with the settlement of Reykjavík. The exhibition is based on scholar’s theories of what the heritage sites in central Reykjavík can tell us about the lives of the first settlers.
Húsið Höfði var tekið í notkun árið 1909 og á sér merkilega sögu sem tengist samskiptum Íslendinga við aðrar þjóðir. Húsið var reist á Félagstúni fyrir franska konsúlinn, Jean Paul Brillouin. Það var hannað í Austur - Noregi og flutt tilsniðið til Íslands. Í byggingunni má sjá áhrif frá júgendstíl, klassísku nýbarrokki og norskri þjóðernisrómantík. Í viðhafnarstofu er nafn Brillouins ritað gullnu letri yfir dyrum ásamt byggingarári hússins.
A little bit of paradise is to be found in the form of a golden-sanded geothermal beach at Nauthólsvík in Reykjavík. Nauthólsvík was opened in 2001 to the delight of residents and tourists alike, and now attracts an estimate of 530.000 guests each year.
Öskjuhlíð is a beautiful woodland area surrounding Perlan — one of Reykjavík's stunning landmark buildings. Conveniently located right in the heart of the city, this gorgeous place makes for a popular quick getaway from city life, where visitors can cycle or walk along the various paths, that weave through a dense forest of pines and birch trees.
The Settlement Exhibition Reykjavík 871 +/- 2 is an exhibition on the settlement of Reykjavík, Iceland, created by the Reykjavik City Museum. The exhibition is based on the archaeological excavation of the ruin of one of the first houses in Iceland and findings from other excavations in the city centre.
Hafnarhús is located in the oldest part of Reykjavik, where the town’s boats and first docks lay. The building was erected in the 1930s and at the time it was one of the largest buildings in the country. It was renovated by Studio Grandi architects in 1998-2000 to house Reykjavík Art Museum.
Reykjavík Cathedral (Icelandic: Dómkirkjan í Reykjavík) is a cathedral church in Reykjavík, Iceland, the seat of the Bishop of Iceland and mother church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland, as well as the parish church of the old city centre and environs.
Reykjavík City Hall is an impressive building on the northern shore of the Lake Tjörnin. Bold and modern, this impressive building in the centre of Reykjavík, connects nature, water and is designed deliberately to attract bird-life to the centre of town. Opening in 1992, it houses the Mayor and other executive officials of Reykjavík.
Visitors are guided through the museum with an audio-guide available in English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Swedish or Icelandic. A journey into a turbulent past Throughout the period of settlement, everyday life in Iceland must have been very difficult due to hard circumstances.
The museum has on display photos, sounds, posters, instruments, clothes and various other memorabilia from the 80-90's punk scene in Iceland. Even the museum's host, Álfur, is an original punk. The museum is curated by Dr. Gunni, a veteran of rock and a historian of the Icelandic music scene.
Enjoy a short trip with the Elding ferry service to the lovely island of Viðey, situated in Kollfjörður just off the coast of Reykjavík. Apart from the island's ancient ruins and rich historical background, other attractions include impressive works of art by Yoko Ono (the Imagine Peace Tower) and Richard Serra (the Milestones project).
Welcome to the Volcano House Iceland is one of very most volcanically active places on earth, with 200 volcanoes divided into 30 volcanic systems, and an eruption every 4-5 years. The Volcano House the place to learn about the geology of Iceland, with a mineral exhibition and hourly Volcano Cinema.