Kolaportið Flea Market

Top choice market in Old Reykjavík
Image by Egill Bjarnason

Kolaportið is a Reykjavík institution. Weekends see a huge industrial building by the harbour filled with a vast tumble of secondhand clothes, old toys and cheap imports. A food section sells traditional eats like rúgbrauð (geothermally baked rye bread) and brauðterta ('sandwich cake'; a layering of bread with mayonnaise-based fillings).