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The world’s most northerly capital combines colourful buildings, quirky, creative people, eye-popping design, wild nightlife and a capricious soul.

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Best Neighborhoods

From a buzzing shopping and museum-filled district to quieter locales with recreation options and vistas aplenty, these are the best neighborhoods in Reykjavík.

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Day Trips

From the southwest corner of Iceland, you have easy access to some of the country's most iconic sights, from glacial caves to steaming lagoons.

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Money and Costs

From transportation to food to a pass that unlocks discounts on must-sees, here’s how to save cash in Iceland's capital city.

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Reykjavík has a population of just 130,000 people, but it spans an area double the size of Paris. Here are the best ways to get around.

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Free Things to Do

The Icelandic capital is often ranked one of Europe’s most expensive cities, but it's not without its bargain side.

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Traveling with Kids

Reykjavík is a major metropolis shrunk to small-town size – perfect for a family-sized city break. Here's how to explore the Icelandic capital with kids.

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