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Beautiful small Lutheran Church down close to Parliament and the Pond

Always has been a beautiful sight downtown. It's small and not open to the public but given it's... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Handsome Church...

This pretty Lutheran free church sits between Austurvöllur Square and Lake Tjörnin. It was designed... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
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8 Sep 2018
“Beautiful small Lutheran Church down close to Parliament and the Pond”
10 Mar 2018
“Handsome Church...”
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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

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.

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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.

1  Thank Gary C
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

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.

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

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.

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.

Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Walked around the pond on a cold morning and took the time to check this church out. As beautiful as many churches in Iceland with the added benefit of being near the pond and a great walking area as well. We got lots of great...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped by this church for a few photos when having a general wonder throughout Reykjavik and along the pond in the freezing temperatures. The church itself is very picturesque and a great view can be achieved from the other side of the pond. Wasn't...More

Thank Tom J
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