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Top 5 Things To See: 48Hrs in Reykjavik
With its very young population, this is a city with a hip and vibrant feel. In contrast to this, stunning natural attractions such as the Blue Lagoon are close enough to enjoy even on short city breaks in Reykjavik. If visiting in the summer, you might even see whales in Faxa Bay.
This church took four decades to build and was consecrated in 1986. Today, its 74.5m tower dominates the city skyline while the church's cascading columns are evocative of Iceland's basalt landscape.
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Standing proudly on the waterfront is Harpa, a dazzling example of contemporary Icelandic architecture. Catch a concert here or enjoy the free exhibitions.
There are many excellent museums in Reykjavik and this open-air one celebrates the country's rural traditions. It is home to buildings brought here for safety from around the country. These include cottages, a stable, a blacksmith's house and a general store.
The distinctive Perlan sits on top of Öskjuhlíð hill and incorporates six cylindrical decommissioned water-storage towers topped with a reflective dome. This eye-catching building houses an ambitious Glacier and Ice Exhibition where visitors have to don cold-weather gear to enter. The top observatory floor has telescopes trained on the country's glaciers.
The Blue Lagoon
Just a short drive away is the Blue Lagoon, one of the world's natural wonders. This series of hot, nutrient-rich geothermal pools where the stresses of the world are washed away is complemented by a contemporary visitor centre.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does holiday accommodation for City Breaks in Reykavík cost?
Holiday accommodation in Reykjavík usually costs between £32 and £150 per night.
What types of holiday accommodation are available for City Breaks in Reykavík?
The most popular types of holiday accommodation for City Breaks in Reykavík are Apartment rentals and House rentals.
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