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Gullfoss

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Address: | White River, Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
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Considered by many to be the country's most beautiful waterfall.

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Visited here today as part of the golden circle tour and this was by far the most naturally beautiful thing on the tour and possibly the most amazing thing I've seen! There are... read more

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited here today as part of the golden circle tour and this was by far the most naturally beautiful thing on the tour and possibly the most amazing thing I've seen! There are two major view points and it well worth exploring up onto the top area to fully appreciate the size and beauty of this incredible place. A must... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited here as part of a tour. Should not be missed, so cold but very beautiful. Most recorded selfies I'm sure!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Snowy, icy, noisy, crystal clear water...... Beautiful. Part of the Golden Circle tour, this a must day out for every visitor.

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Meath, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove here ourself with our 3 kids, amazing views along the way and a sight well worth the drive at the end. This is a must see it is astounding

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love seeing waterfalls where ever I travel and Iceland did not disappoint. We saw Gullfoss as part of the Golden Triangle tour out of Reykjavik. It was a interesting tour but the star was Gullfoss.

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Thank Joe C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Must see beauty when in Iceland. The scene simply took my breath away. From one of the reviews I read the path down could be closed so I recommend you go when it isn't icy or dangerous so you can go down near the falls to look down and admire in awe. The path isn't too wide but it is... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Two huge powerful waterfalls throwing mist and rainbows around Lower viewing platform also has road access Coach stopped in upper carpark Got to he dressed real warm as the wind can strip the skin off your face Large cafe/souvenir shop house special has lamb stew with free refill

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Thank Jim B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unreal views and size is not captured in photos. Definitely a must see! You can do this quickly, and it's best if you have some flexibility and can avoid the large groups for best photos and time with the falls.

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Thank Alli R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There's so many reviews of this falls that you must know by now it's a pretty amazing waterfall, not to be missed. So let me tell you some of the things I didn't see mentioned as much in other reviews: There's three levels you can view the falls from. The upper level is where most people park and this is... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Gullfoss waterfall is a beautiful location. There a several places to take pictures. A must see for Iceland. There is a large souvenir shop selling a variety of Iceland items (t-shirts, magnets, postcards, Icelandic wool, Christmas items, and more). The cafe is a good place for lunch and serves traditional meat soup with lamb, Icelandic beers, and more.

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