Fríkirkjan í Reykjavík
Quaint lake-side church.
National Gallery of Iceland
This pretty stack of marble atriums and spacious galleries overlooking Tjörnin offers ever-changing exhibits drawn from the 10,000-piece...
Reykjavík’s waterside Raðhús is a beautifully positioned postmodern construction of concrete stilts, tinted windows and mossy walls...
Icelandic theatre, tending toward the comedic.
Freshly relocated to the city hall, with wrap-around windows and lake views, people are loyal to this well-regarded restaurant for its...
This placid lake at the centre of the city is sometimes locally called the Pond. It echoes with the honks and squawks of over 40 species of visiting birds, including swans, geese and Arctic terns; feeding the ducks is a popular pastime for the under-fives. Pretty sculpture-dotted parks like Hljómskálagarður line the southern shores, and their paths are much used by cyclists and joggers. In winter, hardy souls strap on ice skates and turn the lake into an outdoor rink .