Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020
Reviewed on 28 Oct 2019
Once a maritime and fishing precinct, the Old Harbour now buzzes with restaurants, cafés and tour boat operators.
The dynamic architectural design and picturesque location of this modern civic building near the Tjörnin lakeside has made it a landmark in downtown Reykjavík.
Brightly colored shopfronts spill into the street and add atmosphere to the sidewalk dining areas and designer stores of Reykjavík’s main downtown shopping strip.
The sculptural glass façade of Reykjavík’s premier concert hall and conference center shines over the harbor, reflecting the water and the city’s energy.
With its magnificent tower, this church is one of Reykjavík’s most famous landmarks, dominating the skyline and serving as a useful compass point.
This unusual glass-domed structure combines the practical aspects of the city’s water heating system with spectacular architectural vision.