Information about Hallgrímskirkja

 

Hallgrimskirkja is a Lutheran church, towering high over Reykjavik from the hill Skolavorduhaed. It is Iceland's largest church and its tower offers a great view of the city.

The church is named after priest and poet Hallgrimur Petursson, author of the Passiusalmar ('The Passion Hymns'). In front of the church is a statue of Leif Ericson, who landed in North America in the year 1000, more than 500 years before Columbus.

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