Aurora Reykjavik, Reykjavik

Aurora Reykjavik, Reykjavik (must see)

Aurora Reykjavík Northern Lights Center provides a guaranteed way to experience the beauty and majesty of the northern lights. Guests are invited to wear 360-degree virtual reality goggles and immerse themselves in a northern light show they won't forget!

Visitors can lounge in cozy bean bags and warm up with sheep fur while watching a 30-minute aurora show. This engaging movie is projected on a seven-meter (23 foot) widescreen. This movie was shot by Iceland's best photographers and videographers and represents light displays from all over Iceland. It took seven years to collect these majestic, awe-inspiring scenes.

Exhibits explain the science behind the phenomena. Visitors can also read the tales of stories that different countries and cultures have told about the mythical origins of the Northern Lights. Touch screens allow visitors to see how the colors of the lights change according to their height. Weather screens show current Northern Lights forecasts.

Staff members are on hand to help you plan the perfect northern lights viewing trip and will give you tips to make sure you get the most out of your experience.

In addition, the center has a northern lights photo simulator. Here, you can set up your camera and test your settings to ensure the perfect shot. Then, when you head out to watch the northern lights, you and your camera will be ready for action!

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Aurora Reykjavik on Map

Sight Name: Aurora Reykjavik
Sight Location: Reykjavik, Iceland (See walking tours in Reykjavik)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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