Hotels in Reykjavik
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Reykjavik 289 yd from city centre
Set an 8-minute drive from central Reykjavik, this hotel offers free parking and brightly decorated rooms with a flat-screen...
Stay Apartments Bolholt
Reykjavik 500 yd from city centre
The preferred airport for Stay Apartments Bolholt is Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.) - 38.9 km / 24.1 mi. Distances are calculated...
Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
Reykjavik 633 yd from city centre
The hotel is situated in the financial district of the capital. It is close to the outdoor park, Laugardalur, Botanic Gardens...
Reykjavik 712 yd from city centre
This hotel is a short walk from the city centre and Reykjavik's main shopping street, Laugavegur. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi...
Hótel ísland Spa And Wellness
Reykjavik 737 yd from city centre
Featuring a wellness centre with a spa, beauty salon and yoga facilities, this hotel is 600 metres from Reykjavik's main...
Tourism in Reykjavik
Rejkaviks city centre is situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Tjörning Lake. On the lakes shores is the Nacional Gallery in a modernist style, with its attractive sculpture garden located inside the complex. On the opposite side, in Tjamargata St., one can see the wooden houses, all charmingly painted in different colours, offering a pleasant sight, and the city hall. On the south side of the lake is the National Museum of Iceland which has a very interesting exposition about the countrys history. If you head towards the ocean in the popular Austurvóllur sqare, you will come to the Parliament (Althing) and the modest Lutheran Domkirkjan Cathedral and the Borg Hotel in an art-deco style. On approaching the sea, you will arrive at a charming little market place and the Art Museum of Rekjavik, formed by a compilation of structures embracing each other, namely the Harbour House or Hafnarhúsid, the Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum and the Kjarval collection.
After visiting all the above, turn east towards Hlemmur square, which is the true heart of Rekjavik as it contains many a symbol that the city identifies itself with, starting with the Sun Barge, a metallic sculpture that points to the Atlantic, commemorating the Viking expeditions. From there it is only logical to continue to the Tower of the Church of Hallgrimur (hallgrimskirka) which reminds one of a live volcano, where visitors can admire a wonderful view of Rekjavyk. But there are other spots with equally impressive views, but farther away from the historical centre. The place of reference is of course the Dome of the Pearl (Perlan) where one will also see the Saga Museum, a recreation of Icelands most significant moments of history. Nearby is the Geyser Simulator which demonstrates the activity of these hot water fountains. Finally, after this culturally enhancing trip, visitors are recommended to treat themselves to a dip in in the Blue Lagoon. Not only is it on the way to the airport, but the water is warm and has therapeutic properties.