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Reykjavík Destination Guide

Delve into Reykjavík in Iceland. Reykjavík in the region of Capital Region with it's 113,906 citizens is located in Iceland close to Reykjavik, the country's capital.

Considering your travel modalities, these larger destinations could be interesting to check as well: Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri, Selfoss, Saurbar, Seltjarnarnes or Bessastadir. Being in the area already, consider visiting Silfurtun, Reykjavík, Kópavogur, Hafnarfjordur, Gufunes and Kleppur. Map of the area of Reykjavík in Iceland

Local Time

Time in Reykjavík is now 04:43 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 4°C / 40 °F
Evening 3°C / 38 °F
Night 5°C / 40 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 93%
Air Pressure 988.9 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain
4°C / 39 °F Light rain

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Sky is clear, calm, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 5°C (42 °F)
Night: 6°C (44 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 4°C (40 °F)
Night: 7°C (44 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 5°C (40 °F)
Night: 6°C (43 °F)

Video Collection

Flugbjörgunarsveitin í Reykjavík Flug...

Þá er komið að hinni árlegu flugeldasölu björgunarsveitanna. Þetta árið verða sölustaðir Flugbjörgunarsveitarinnar í Reykjavík fimm talsins á eftirfarandi stöðum: Í húsi

31:56 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: December 28, 2013 by Gísli Steinar Jóhannesson

Reykjavík Miniature effect Canon G-12

Tilraun með ,,miniature effect" á Canon G-12. Umferðin í Reykjavík 27. desember 2010. Trying the "miniature effect" on Canon G-12. Traffic in Reykjavik, Iceland, December 27th 2010

42:04 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: December 27, 2010 by Hjörleifur Jóhannesson


Eating whale and rotten shark Richardcow...

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28:21 min, rating: 3/5
Uploaded: December 03, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Fron Hotel Reykjavik Reykjavík Traveler...

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01:39 min, rating: 1/5
Uploaded: October 29, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWh


Thermal Pools! - Laugardalur Lolly's pho...

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55:37 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: April 05, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW2

Winter in Reykjavík

Icelandic wether can be of many kinds in one hour. This time-lapse video taken over about 30 minutes. The view is north from Reykjavík and you can see the island Engey on the right-hand side

14:48 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: March 06, 2015 by HalliEym


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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Reykjavík during the next days, weeks and months.

21
Oct
2017

Unlocking The Relationship Code: For Healthy, Happy & Empowering Relationships

Starts: 11:00 am (11:00)
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Vetrar(h)ljóð Dúó Stemmu

Starts: 04:00 pm (16:00)
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Reykjavik Beer Tour

Starts: 05:00 pm (17:00)
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Perlur íslenskra Sönglaga

Starts: 07:00 pm (19:00)
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How To Become Icelandic In 60 Minutes - Leikár 2017

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
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How To Become Icelandic In 60 Minutes - Leikár 2017

Starts: 09:00 pm (21:00)
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25
Oct
2017

Árferð

Starts: 02:15 pm (14:15)
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26
Oct
2017

Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands 2016/2017

Starts: 09:30 pm (21:30)
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Af Fingrum Fram - Helgi Björns

Starts: 10:30 pm (22:30)
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27
Oct
2017

Af Fingrum Fram - Helgi Björns AUKATÓNLEIKAR

Starts: 10:30 pm (22:30)
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Interesting facts about this location

Hamrahlid College

Hamrahlid College (Icelandic: Menntaskólinn við Hamrahlíð) or MH is a public gymnasium, located in Hlíðahverfi, Reykjavík, Iceland. The school was founded in 1966 by the Icelandic Ministry of Education; with the first graduation occurring in 1970. The school's first rector was Guðmundur Arnlaugsson. The school's objective is to prepare students for rigorous tertiary studies both locally and in an international environment.

Tags: Schools in Iceland, International Baccalaureate schools in Iceland, Gymnasiums (school), Educational institutions established in 1966, Buildings and structures in Reykjavík, 1966 establishments in Iceland
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Coordinates: 64.14, -21.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Höfði

Höfði is a house in northern Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland, built in 1909. Höfði is located at Félagstún. Initially, it was built for the French consul Jean-Paul Brillouin in Iceland and was the exclusive residence of poet and businessman Einar Benediktsson (1864-1940) for many years. It is best known as the location for the 1986 Reykjavík Summit meeting of presidents Ronald Reagan of the United States and Mikhail Gorbachev of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

Tags: Houses in Iceland, Houses completed in 1909, Diplomatic buildings, Cold War sites, Buildings and structures in Reykjavík
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Coordinates: 64.14, -21.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Iceland Academy of the Arts

Iceland Academy of the Arts is an Icelandic institution of higher education, located in Reykjavík, which offers the only university-level degrees in the arts in Iceland. The institution was founded on 21 September 1998 by consolidating the Iceland Drama School and the Reykjavík Arts School, and classes began in autumn 1999. It has five departments: Art education, Design and Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, and Theatre and Dance.

Tags: Universities in Iceland, Music schools in Iceland, Educational institutions established in 1998, 1998 establishments in Iceland
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Coordinates: 64.14, -21.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Icelandic Elf School

The Icelandic Elf School, known as Álfaskólinn in Icelandic, is a school in Iceland that teaches students and visitors about Icelandic folklore. The school teaches about the hidden people and the 13 different kinds of elves that inhabit the country of Iceland. According to the school's headmaster, hidden people "are just the same size and look exactly like human beings, the only difference is that they are invisible to most of us.

Tags: Tourism in Iceland, Elves, Educational institutions established in 1991, Culture of Reykjavík, Cultural education
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Coordinates: 64.14, -21.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Kopavogur Grammar School

Kopavogur Grammar School (Icelandic: Menntaskólinn í Kópavogi) is an upper-secondary school in Kópavogur, Iceland, founded on September 22, 1973.

Tags: Kópavogur, Educational institutions established in 1973, Education in Iceland, 1973 establishments in Iceland
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Coordinates: 64.14, -21.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Kringlan

Kringlan is the largest shopping mall in Reykjavík with over 170 shops, restaurants and services. Built in 1987, it contains everything from a library, theatre and cinema to a liquor store, candy stores and a pub. It has grown over the years, and is thought by many to be the biggest threat for the Reykjavík city centre stores. Kringlan is also competing with another shopping mall, Smáralind in Kópavogur for customers.

Tags: Shopping malls in Reykjavík, Shopping malls established in 1987
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Coordinates: 64.14, -21.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Laugardalsvöllur

Laugardalsvöllur is the national stadium of Iceland. It is located in Reykjavík, and seats 9,800 individuals, another 5,627 people can be seated on concrete benches, but due to FIFA restrictions they are rarely used.

Tags: Sport in Reykjavík, National stadiums, Knattspyrnufélagið Fram, Football venues in Iceland, Athletics (track and field) venues in Iceland
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Coordinates: 64.14, -21.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Norðurmýri

Norðurmýri is a neighborhood of Reykjavík, Iceland. A quiet spot in the middle of town, Norðurmýri has been the home of a number of important artists and scholars. Nearby sights include the Kjarvalsstaðir art gallery.

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Coordinates: 64.14, -21.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Perlan

Perlan is a landmark building in Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. It is 25.7 metres (84.3 ft) high. It was originally designed by Ingimundur Sveinsson. Perlan is situated on the hill Öskjuhlíð where there had been hot water storage tanks for decades. In 1991 the tanks were updated and a hemispherical structure placed on top. This project was largely done at the behest of Davíð Oddsson, during his time as mayor of Reykjavík.

Tags: Restaurants in Iceland, Buildings and structures with revolving restaurants, Buildings and structures in Reykjavík, Buildings and structures completed in 1991
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Coordinates: 64.14, -21.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Reykjavík Summit

The Reykjavík Summit was a summit meeting between U.S. President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev, held in Höfði in Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland, on October 11–12, 1986. The talks collapsed at the last minute, but the progress that had been achieved eventually resulted in the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union.

Tags: Soviet Union–United States diplomatic conferences, History of the foreign relations of the United States, Foreign relations of the Soviet Union, Diplomatic conferences in Iceland, Cold War treaties, 1986 in politics, 1986 in international relations, 1986 in Iceland, 1986 conferences
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Coordinates: 64.14, -21.9 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.