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Very pretty church in Reykjavik

This is a lovely little church that sits along the pond in downtown Reykjavik. I believe it's... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Strangely beautiful

This is a functioning church, usually closed but if you check the window box by the door there are... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Stephen C
Anoka, Minnesota
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26 Nov 2018
“Very pretty church in Reykjavik”
19 Nov 2018
“Strangely beautiful”
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

This is a lovely little church that sits along the pond in downtown Reykjavik. I believe it's rarely open to visitors, but I had the opportunity to see a music performance there during Iceland Airwaves, and I can attest that it is also lovely inside!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank theartofwandering
Reviewed 20 November 2018

This is a functioning church, usually closed but if you check the window box by the door there are often concerts. Excellent concerts during Iceland Airwaves (must have festival ticket). We saw a children's choir perform ad it was charming.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Always has been a beautiful sight downtown. It's small and not open to the public but given it's location it is well marked and there is a sign outside. It does function as a church but I have never seen it open even during the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This pretty Lutheran free church sits between Austurvöllur Square and Lake Tjörnin. It was designed by architect Rögnvaldur Ólafsson and consecrated in 1903 although it had been lengthened twice since.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Just on a walk and found this wounderful church. The door was open and welcoming. It was a very nice and quite place. Please call in and see for our self.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank 54GaryC
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a culturally significant church and another one in white and green colours - effectively an archetypally Icelandic build for such an establishment - worth having a look at it as part of a tour of this part of the capital. Enough space around...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Steve T
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Can't miss this if you are standing on the pond in Reykjavik or by the city hall. It offers a picturesque photo opportunity. This church was built in 1899. Excellent to look at from outside.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We saw this lovely church while walking along the back streets from Hallgrimskirkja church down towards the lake tjornin. It is located beside the Parliament Building and a nice little park. It is a pity that you cannot go inside as it would have been...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank david c
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Came across this nicely designed church while walking around the Tjornin pond. When we walked on the opposite side we got a prettier picture of the church with the water foul in the fore ground.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Nice enough church next to Austurvollur Square and the Parliament building, a 2-minute walk from Lake Tjornin (The Pond). However, pint-sized, like most of Reykjavik's attractions.

Date of experience: August 2016
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