What to See in Reykjavik - Europe's Safest Capital City

Iceland, Reykjavik Guide (B): What to See in Reykjavik - Europe's Safest Capital City

Visitors who come to Iceland, surely don't travel to this outlandish, eerie island in order to see its capital city. They want to venture out towards the unknown, barren volcanic landscapes, experience either spectacular Northern Lights in winter or the "midnight sun" in summer, hike one of the famous glaciers, admire stunning waterfalls, relax in hot, milky blue waters of world's most peculiar geothermal spa - the Blue Lagoon, witness the geyser shooting boiling stream of water high up in the air, take a stroll on one of the unique, black beaches surrounded by basalt columns (just like at Giant's Causeway in Ireland). However, Reykjavik, in its own, unique way, is also a very interesting city to see.

Downtown Reykjavik is small and easy to walk around. You can admire the typical of Nordic countries, colorful wooden houses, cozy streets and some of the important sights of the city. Let's begin our tour from something different and not traditional - right at the start of the waterfront promenade called Sculpture and Shore Walk - you'll see a spectacular, extremely modern construction with thousands of windows reflecting light, especially beautifully illuminated at night - Harpa Concert Hall which held its first concert in 2011. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See in Reykjavik - Europe's Safest Capital City
Guide Location: Iceland » Reykjavik
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tomasz Lisowski
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.adventurous-travels.com/posts/what-to-see-in-reykjavik-europes-safest-capital-city
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Sculpture and Shore Walk
  • Harpa Concert Hall
  • Reykjavikurtjorn
  • City Hall
  • The Perlan
  • Hallgrimskirkja Church
  • Sun Voyager
  • Hofoi House
  • Presidential Residence
  • Laugardalslaug