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Reykjavik
Iceland’s biggest city, Reykjavik bears the distinction of being the world’s northernmost capital, and for virtually every Icelandic visitor it serves as a gateway, just to the city itself or to the rugged adventure options beyond. Founded in the country’s southwest at the end of the 18th century, Reykjavik has been Iceland’s cultural hub ever since. These days, that culture includes a hip and internationally recognised music and arts scene, not to mention a notoriously wild nightlife.

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Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Owner description: Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre at the heart of Reykjavik is an award-winning building situated at the old harbour. Harpa opened its doors in 2011 and boasts a wide... more Owner description: Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre at the heart of Reykjavik is an award-winning building situated at the old harbour. Harpa opened its doors in 2011 and boasts a wide variety of hosted events where all musical genres play a part. Harpa won the Mies van der Rohe Award in 2013 for architecture. Harpa was designed by Olafur Eliasson, Henning Larssen architects and Batteri architects. Harpa is the residency of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, The Icelandic Opera and the Reykjavik Big Band. Harpa is a state of the art conference centre. Harpa was awarded the prestigious MICE Report award for best conference centre in Northern Europe. Harpa is also the home of several regular shows: - How to become Icelandic in 60 minutes - Pearls of Icelandic Songs - Icelandic Sagas: The Greatest Hits - Reykjavík Classics - Mulinn Jazz Club - The Tin Drum Series - Bowie: The Session - The Icelandic Emigration Center's Exhibit less
Attraction type: Theatres; Architectural Buildings
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Back to Iceland travel
Back to Iceland travel
Owner description: BTI travel is a family owned tour operator in Iceland. We specialize in the tourism in Iceland. We have a great variety of regular day, private tours and airport transfers. You... more Owner description: BTI travel is a family owned tour operator in Iceland. We specialize in the tourism in Iceland. We have a great variety of regular day, private tours and airport transfers. You can choose from and once you have booked a tour we can guarantee that there will be a professional driver/guide. We do all our tours and driving by minibus and therefore never take a larger amount of people on tour then 22 and try to keep the number as low as we can. less
Attraction type: Day Trips; Taxis & Shuttles; Private Tours; Sightseeing Tours; Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Hallgrimskirkja
Hallgrimskirkja
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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Solfar (Sun Voyager) Sculpture
Solfar (Sun Voyager) Sculpture
Attraction type: Monuments & Statues
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National Museum of Iceland
National Museum of Iceland
Attraction type: History Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Braud & Co
Braud & Co
Ranked #1 of 451 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout
Matarkjallarinn - Foodcellar
Matarkjallarinn - Foodcellar
Ranked #2 of 451 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Price: US$ 27 - US$ 80
Cuisines: Seafood, European, Grill, Scandinavian
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Ostabudin
Ostabudin
Ranked #3 of 451 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Price: US$ 9 - US$ 30
Cuisines: European, Soups, Scandinavian, Seafood
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Resto
Resto
Ranked #4 of 451 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Cuisines: Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Messinn
Messinn
Ranked #5 of 451 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Price: US$ 9 - US$ 36
Cuisines: Seafood, European, Scandinavian
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

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Minna-Mosfell Guesthouse
Minna-Mosfell Guesthouse
US$ 64 - US$ 98 (€ 60 - € 92)
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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel
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Galaxy Pod Hostel
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Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
3.5 of 5
Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
US$ 194 - US$ 442 (€ 183 - € 417)
Ranked #2 of 52 Hotels in Reykjavik
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Castle House Luxury Apartments
3.0 of 5
Castle House Luxury Apartments
US$ 151 - US$ 358
Ranked #5 of 52 Hotels in Reykjavik
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Skuggi Hotel by Keahotels
3.0 of 5
Skuggi Hotel by Keahotels
US$ 171 - US$ 349
Ranked #6 of 52 Hotels in Reykjavik
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Black Pearl - Reykjavik Finest Apartments
4.5 of 5
Black Pearl - Reykjavik Finest Apartments
US$ 312 - US$ 791 (€ 294 - € 745)
Ranked #2 of 106 Reykjavik B&B and Inns
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Kvosin Downtown Hotel
4.0 of 5
Kvosin Downtown Hotel
US$ 248 - US$ 621 (€ 234 - € 585)
Ranked #3 of 52 Hotels in Reykjavik
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Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre
4.0 of 5
Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre
US$ 267 - US$ 596
Ranked #4 of 52 Hotels in Reykjavik
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