The church stands on the top of a hill, and its tower is 73 meters tall.Hallgrimskirkja was designed by the state architect Gudjon Samuelsson, who was inspired by Iceland’s amazing landscape, including its basalt lava flows, glaciers and mountains.
Akureyri lies amid mountains on the longest fjord in Iceland about 40 kilometers south of the Arctic Circle.Points of interest include the Akureyri Museum and impressive Aviation Museum at Akureyri Airport.
Dettifoss is reputed to be the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Dettifoss is the largest of a series of waterfalls in the Jokulsa river.The name Dettifoss could be loosely translated as ‘The Collapsing Waterfall’.
Perlan is one of the main landmarks in Reykjavik. The Pearl Observatory was built on a parklike setting offering great views, a destination restaurant and the Saga Museum. It is not only for the world-class museum, but also for its amazing panoramic views of Reykjavik, great architecture and excellent restaurant, café and gift shop.
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Akureyri, Djupivogur, Eyrarbakki, Grindavik, Hella, Keflavik, Kopavogur, Reykjavik, Selfoss, Seyoisfjorour, Hofn, Myvatn.
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