Information about Laugavegur (street)

 

Laugavegur is the main shopping street in Reykjavik, located in the city centre.

Laugavegur starts from Bankastraeti in the west and joins Kringlumyrarbraut in the east. Shops, cafés, bars, clubs, hotels, and service companies can be found there as well as residential apartments. 

Plenty of old houses with interesting history can be found on Laugavegur.  Nobel author Halldor Laxness lived at Laugavegur 32 in his youth. Note that this street should not be confused with the Laugavegur hiking trail, Iceland's most popular one.

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Attractions nearby Laugavegur (street)

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Tours near Laugavegur (street)

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