Shopping Walking Tour of Reykjavik (Self Guided), Reykjavik

Shopping in Reykjavik is mainly centered around Laugavegur Street. There are many art galleries that sell the work of Icelandic artists, and there are some specialty shops that sell warm, winter clothes made in Iceland. This self-guided tour will lead you to the most noteworthy Icelandic shops:
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Shopping Walking Tour of Reykjavik Map

Guide Name: Shopping Walking Tour of Reykjavik
Guide Location: Iceland » Reykjavik (See other walking tours in Reykjavik)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Author: vickyc
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Laugavegur Street
  • Gallery Fold
  • The Handknitting Association of Iceland
  • 66°North
  • Rammagerdin
  • Kirsuberjatred
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Laugavegur Street

1) Laugavegur Street

To experience the charm of Reykjavik shopping, visit Laugavegur - the city's historic shopping district. On this street you will find specialty stores that sell clothes made by local and international designers, bookshops and souvenir stores. There are also many cafes, bars and restaurants along this street.
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Gallery Fold

2) Gallery Fold

Gallery Fold probably has the largest collection of contemporary Icelandic art in the country. There are more than 1,500 paintings by outstanding Icelandic artists. The gallery offers art for sale at very reasonable prices. In the main gallery you can always find a variety of oil paintings, sculptures, textiles and other art forms.

Hours: Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sat: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
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The Handknitting Association of Iceland

3) The Handknitting Association of Iceland

The Handknitting Association of Iceland sells different handmade products made from warm and comfortable Icelandic wool. They have clothes for different occasions to wear during the winter. Icelandic wool is of high quality and is both warm and waterproof. In addition to the high quality of the wool, the Association's sweaters, mittens, scarves and hats are quite beautiful and are of traditional Icelandic design.
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66°North

4) 66°North

66°North is a well-established company, founded in 1926, that mainly makes clothes for difficult weather conditions. 66°NORTH Ltd. has won many awards for the design and high quality of their clothing. It sells jackets, coats,and accessories for women, men and children. Here you can find clothes of the best quality for sports and leisure, as well as clothes for the summer that will withstand all kinds of inclement weather.
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Rammagerdin

5) Rammagerdin

Rammagerdin is a 60-year-old tourist shop that stocks high-quality Icelandic products. The whole family can find something here to fit their needs, as the store offers a vast variety of goods. They sell jewelry, winter wear, books, mugs and toys. It is also a nice place to buy Nordic souvenirs and gifts for those at home, who could not come along. The shop also offers unique Icelandic crafts and Reykjavik glass-work.

Hours: Daily: 9 am- 9 pm.
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Kirsuberjatred

6) Kirsuberjatred

Go to Kirsuberjatred to buy exclusive gifts and souvenirs. At this store you will find beautiful, hand-painted ceramics, trendy jewelry and clothes, and unique handbags made from fish skin. The store is owned by ten female artists and stocks products created by local artists.

Hours: Monday-Friday: 10 am- 6 pm; Saturday-Sunday: 10 am- 5 pm.

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