With a series of sights and interesting historic buildings, the area dubbed Old Reykjavík is the heart of the capital, and the focal...
Iceland’s first parliament, the Alþingi, was created at Þingvellir in AD 930. After losing its independence in the 13th century, the...
Reykjavík 871±2: The Settlement Exhibition
This fascinating archaeological ruin/museum is based around a 10th-century Viking longhouse unearthed here from 2001 to 2002, and the...
Icelandic theatre, tending toward the comedic.
People are loyal to this well-regarded restaurant, which recently relocated to the city hall, for its beautifully presented Icelandic...
Vonarstræti · interesting places nearby
Reykjavík’s waterside Ráðhús is a beautifully positioned postmodern construction of concrete stilts, tinted windows and mossy walls rising from Tjörnin. Inside there’s one of the city's top cafe-restaurants, Við Tjörnina , and an interesting 3D map of Iceland.