Travel Advice Reykjavik

Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of beautiful country Iceland. Its total area is about 106 square miles. Reykjavik is the world’s most famous place that combines colorful buildings, attractive museum and beautiful ocean side and an unpredictable soul to devastating effect. The beauty of this city increases the ratio of visitors to visit Reykjavik year by year.

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Things to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik hosts a number of cultural events that are very attractive thing for those visitors who love to learn about the culture and adventure in their life. Whenever you come to visit, some of my suggestions to be done or visit in the Reykjavik are:

1. The Perlan

Also known as “The Pearl” and is a unique architectural spot that is built in the hot water area and the beautiful glass dome. It is one of the most romantic and popular place.

2. The Church of Hallgrimur

The biggest and architectural building of worshippers where almost 1000 worshipper can seat at a time.

3. The Reykjavik Videy Island

A unique place where you can find beautiful historic, cultural and natural collections of this icy country Iceland.

4. The Blue Lagoon

The Reykjavik’s thermal pools that gives major attraction for national and international visitor.

5. The Geothermal Energy Exhibition at the Hellisheiði Power Plant

Is a main state of the art that gives brilliant view of geothermal energy in Iceland.

6. The Mount Esja

The beautiful Mt Esja watches over Reykjavik like a guardian angel and very popular place for visitor for hiking on the 914 meter high mountain.

7. West Nordic Culture House – Viking Village

One of the best museum that serves the purpose of enhancing the cultural cooperation between the West Nordic countries; the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland.

8. The NemaForum

Offers a direct contact with Icelandic culture and heritage in one attractive building.

9. Sigurjon Olafsson Museum

Vast collection of sculptures offered by Icelandic sculptor Sigurjon Olafsson.

10. Salurinn Concert Hall in Kópavogur

The best place for different kinds of live musical events.

Entertainment and Nightlife in Reykjavik

Reykjavik has very limited but best places for entertainment. Now, I want to introduce you with the best nightlife places, dancing clubs and musical bars of Reykjavik:

1. The Kaffibarinn

One of the top bars that offers good music and live performances in the peaceful and artistic environment.

2. The NASA

Impressive location, arrangement and decorated disco that offers live performances on every evening. Once you come, you will definitely enjoy best music and dances.

3. The National Theatre

Reykjavik’s national theatre that have main big hall with comfortable 500 seats and offers you to watch Icelandic work as well as foreign classics.

Restaurants and Dining in Reykjavik

Eating habit is natural and everyone has their own wish and own taste to fulfill their body requirements with full of vitamins, proteins, minerals and best taste. Same as Reykjavik’s restaurant offers one of the best thing in their menu. Some famous restaurants are:

1. The Sjavargrillid

The best cuisines of Barbecue, Scndinavian and Seafood within affordable prices.

2. The Austur Indian Fjelagid

Offers best Indian dishes with romantic and entertaining environment, famous place for Indian visitors.

3. The Dill Restaurant

Best place of European, Swedish, Danish and Scandinavian cuisines with the beautiful and friendly environment. Also offers good music and entertaining activities.

When to Visit Reykjavik

Reykjavik has critical and cold climate, so that it is located in the attractive country of Iceland. The main tourist season in Iceland is in the summer from middle of May to the September. But in my point of view, the best time to visit Reykjavik is from June to September when the weather is so friendly with suitable temperature.

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