Places of Interest

Despite our relatively short history as a city, modern Reykjavík is home to an impressive collection of interesting attractions and places of historic significance with much to pique the curiosity of visitors to the city.

From our impressive defining landmarks such as Hallgrímskirkja and the Pearl to places of great importance like Höfdi house, where international history was made, you’ll be surprised by the variety of attractions on offer. If you’re perhaps looking for a more romantic destination where you can appreciate the marvels of nature or even something artistic, then our city is also well endowed with a myriad of marvellous places to engage more than just your gaze!

Compiled below are some of our favourite must-see places of interest, including those hard to miss marvels of architecture and nature, and not forgetting the more obscure attractions and hidden gems of Reykjavík. Wherever you go, we hope your day is filled with lovely lasting impressions of our city!