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Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir, Iceland
+354 482 2660
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Located 31 miles east of Reykjavik, this is Iceland's most historic site and one of its most scenic landscapes.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tectonic plates” (443 reviews)
“golden circle” (262 reviews)
“rift valley” (76 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Thingvellir, Iceland
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+354 482 2660
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"tectonic plates"
in 443 reviews
"golden circle"
in 262 reviews
"rift valley"
in 76 reviews
"continental plates"
in 78 reviews
"historical significance"
in 35 reviews
"game of thrones"
in 55 reviews
"first stop"
in 80 reviews
"visitor center"
in 72 reviews
"icelandic parliament"
in 79 reviews
"information centre"
in 25 reviews
"law rock"
in 46 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 70 reviews
"north america"
in 30 reviews
"continental divide"
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"fault line"
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"natural beauty"
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved this place. Easy to find and a quick drive from Reykjavik. You pay to park but the machine takes credit cards which was great. We got to see some divers at Silfra. Hope to get back to Iceland one day to do that...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the must visit tourist spot in the Golden Circle. Spent 2 hours walking around. Don’t forget to visit Silfra diving site.

Thank Fantastixck
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you're in Iceland then do yourself a favour - hire a car and go for a drive around Thingvellir NP. The scenery is breathtaking and there are no shortage of breath-taking sites to see and places to stop. It's worth the drive just to...More

Thank Andy M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Situated on the rift of the American and European tectonic plates (drifting apart!) the location of the worlds oldest democratic parliament - and also a lovely walk (about a km) with beautiful scenery

Thank KanwarTavy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The scenery here is beautiful, and the drive up from Reykjavik is easy and enjoyable. There are pathways for you to explore the different areas and many stopping points perfect for photos. They also filmed some scenes of Game of Thrones here (scenes from the...More

Thank KTYYC
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Surrounded by the beautiful, dramatic scenery of the rift between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates is Iceland’s most important historical site, the location of the world’s first democratic parliament, the Althing, founded in 930. From the edge of the North American plate near...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating park, and much bigger than anticipated. Visitor Center has snacks and restrooms. Download Google Maps to help navigate parking lots and walking paths.

Thank Chiquita15
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very cool National Park. You can walk between two continents, see the history of the country all the way back to vikings, see some beautiful scenery and have a blast. We walked around for hours, drove a little bit and had a...More

Thank Ugo C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour bus dropped us off at the lower car park and collected us from the top car park (I am sure this is the same for most tours) the walk up the "gorge" is easy and a slow 30 minutes stroll. Our tour guide...More

Thank WhatNoBiscuits
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our Grand Golden Circle, Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon, and Golden Circle Afternoon Tour we stop at this incredible location. Þingvellir National Park is not only a site of geological wonder, located at the intersection of the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates but...More

Thank Bustravel-Iceland
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Traci P
6 March 2018|
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Response from eakunze | Reviewed this property |
Two to three hours should do it. We had a beautiful sunny day, so we walked around, crossed to the other side and walked back. We also spent a hour in the area between the rock walls where the Vikings supposedly held their... More
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Patti K
14 February 2018|
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Response from Caroline T | Reviewed this property |
No no cost other than parking👍🏻
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Angi1972017
4 December 2017|
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Response from Patrick T | Reviewed this property |
The area of the national park is not really massive and the time you spend in it depends on how attractive you think the site is. I suppose one to two hours may be sufficient. You can get more information of the park at the... More
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