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Reykjavik City Walking Tour73 Reviews
See the highlights of the world's northernmost capital city on a guided walking tour of Reykjavik. Marvel at monuments such as Hallgrímskirkja church, see the colorful houses of Þingholt and go to Tjörnin pond to to visit the geese and swans.
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- Step into a local's shoes as you discover the highlights of Reykjavik on foot
- Stroll to the city pond of Tjörnin and learn the history of Reykjavik along the way
- Visit the beautiful sculpture park of Einar Jónsson
DescriptionTake in the top attractions to be found in Iceland's capital on a walking tour. Admire Einar Jónsson's sculptures, Hallgrímskirkja church, the Old Harbour, and City Hall. Learn about Norse mythology, Viking homesteads, Iceland's volcanic history, and more from your local guide. Start your Reykjavik walking tour with a look at the striking Hallgrímskirkja church in the city center. Then learn all about Norse mythology as you stroll through the quaint streets of the Þingholt neighborhood. Continue to the city pond of Tjörnin pond to visit the geese and swans. Take a look at City Hall and see the super-sized topographical map of Iceland, where your guide will give explanations about the country's fascinating geology and volcanic history. Wind your way into the heart of the city to look at the parliament building, the modest but beautiful cathedral, and the site of the first Viking homesteads. Next, visit the Old Harbour and discover the impressive Harpa Concert Hall with views of the dramatic Sólfar sculpture overlooking the bay and Mount Esja.
IncludesGuided Reykjavík walking tour
- Please be at the starting point no later then 10 minutes before your scheduled departure time • Teenagers aged 12 to 15 years old are entitled to a 50% discount. Children aged 0 to 11 years old can join for free
- This tour is available all year round (depending on weather and conditions)
- The tour is not subject to minimum numbers
- There is no age limit, but children under 6 years old may find the walk a little long, so please make arrangements (strollers etc.) or be prepared to carry them for part of the way • Dress according to the weather. In Iceland it is always wise to dress in warm, waterproof clothes. Weather changes can be sudden, so expect the unexpected. Bring a waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good outdoor shoes are recommended
- The tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours, including a stop at Hallgrímskirkja church (including the bell tower), the Einar Jónsson Museum and Tjörnin pond