Top Places to Photograph in Reykjavik

Top Places to Photograph in Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland (B)

While in Iceland, I made sure to dedicate a full day to see Reykjavik. It is the northernmost capital city, easy to get around, clean, and quaint with stylish boutique shops and cosmopolitan museums. The city features many colorful buildings, a unique electronica music scene, and a historic Viking heritage. There is a small-town feel, despite being a capital city, with not many tall skyscrapers. During winter, the weather dipped to 20 degrees F, but it did not stop life in this city. The roads are immediately plowed and people continue their day, even bike riding in the snow. The city experienced an economic downturn in 2008, however is it making a comeback with lots of development and new architecture projects. As a photographer, I loved seeing all the colorful funky buildings and discovered many surprises in the city like the ones below. Check out the photos of Reykjavik here.

This church and centerpiece of the city done in art deco and brutalist styles with columns that resemble the basalt columns found in the natural landscape in Iceland. There is a deck on the 8th floor where you can pay a few dollars ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top Places to Photograph in Reykjavik
Guide Location: Iceland » Reykjavik
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kristen Schoeck
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Hallgrimskirkja
  • Harpa
  • Perlan
  • Akurey Island
  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
  • Tjörnin