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The Icelandic National Museum, located at Sudurgata 41 in Reykjavik, displays objects providing a great insight to the nation's cultural history.

The museum has a permanent exhibition, 'The making of a Nation', conceived as a journey through time and including around 2000 objects dating from settlement time to the modern age. It also features many temporary exhibitions. The museum supports and supervises historic buildings throughout the country.

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Hljómskálagarðurinn

Hljómskálagarðurinn is a park in Reykjavík’s downtown area, renowned for its birdlife, sculptures, and serenity. Loc...

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Tjörnin

Tjörnin is the historic, picturesque pond that can be found in downtown Reykjavík. Sites and Activities at Tjörnin This popular s...

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University of Iceland

Wikimedia. Creative Commons. Tommy Bee.  The University of Iceland ("Háskóli Íslands"), in Reykjavik, is Iceland&...

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Norræna húsið

Credit: The Nordic House Facebook.  The Nordic House (Est. 1968) is a cultural institution and exhibition space in Reykjavík which aims t...

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Ráðhúsið – Reykjavík City Hall

Reykjavík City Hall (Ráðhús Reykjavíkur) is located on the banks of Tjörnin Pond in central Reykjaví...

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Reykjavík Settlement Exhibition

Photo above from Wikimedia, Creative Commons, by Heidrunin The Reykjavík Settlement Exhibition is a fascinating place where visitors can disco...

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Alþingi

Wikimedia, Creative Commons, Photo by Sikeri The Alþingi is Iceland’s parliament, and the longest-running ongoing representative assembly...

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Dómkirkjan

  The small and charming Domkirkja church is the central Lutheran church in Iceland.  The Domkirkja is situated at Reykjavik's main pu...

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Austurvöllur

  Austurvollur is a public square in the centre of Reykjavik and a popular gathering place. Around the square are cafés, clubs, sho...

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Lækjargata

  Laekjargata is a street in central Reykjavik. The street has some of Reykjavik's oldest houses and features several cafés, restaura...

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Bæjarins Beztu | Hot Dog Stand

Bæjarins Beztu Pyslur is a popular hot dog stand in the centre of Iceland’s capital Reykjavík.  The name of the busine...

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Reykjavik Art Museum - Hafnarhus / Harbor house

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons. Photo by TommyBee. Hafnarhús, or the Harbour House, is one of the three buildings which hosts the exhibit...

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Hallgrímskirkja

Hallgrímskirkja is a Lutheran church, located on top of the Skólavörðuhæð hill in the centre of Reykjavík. A...

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Whale Exhibition Center

The Whale Exhibiton Center is a floating information and exhibition center at Reykjavik harbor. The Whale Exhibiton Center is focused on informing it...

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Reykjavík Harbour

  Reykjavík Harbour refers to the Old Harbour and is located close to the centre of the city. It is the main port of departure for whal...

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Harpa – Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre

Harpa is Rekjavík’s premier concert hall and conference centre. Opened in 2011, its design was a collaboration between Danish-Icel...

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Sun Voyager

The Sun Voyager (Sólfarið) is a large steel sculpture of a ship, located on the road Sæbraut, by the seaside of central Reykjav&i...

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Reykjavík Airport

  Reykjavík Airport refers to the predominantly domestic airport within Iceland’s capital, often shortened to RVK or BIRK. While...

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Whales of Iceland

Photo from Whales of Iceland The Whale of Iceland is the biggest exhibition on whales in the world, located in Reykjavík, which also works tow...

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Hlemmur

Hlemmur is a  long-time fixture of Reykjavík’s capital region, serving for the past century as a central transportation hub. Hlemm...

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