Once a maritime and fishing precinct, the Old Harbour now buzzes with restaurants, cafés and tour boat operators.
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.
With its magnificent tower, this church is one of Reykjavík’s most famous landmarks, dominating the skyline and serving as a useful compass point.
The dynamic architectural design and picturesque location of this modern civic building near the Tjörnin lakeside has made it a landmark in downtown Reykjavík.
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.
From Viking feasts and battles to the independence movement of the 20th century, Iceland’s premier museum preserves every detail of the nation’s history.
This unusual glass-domed structure combines the practical aspects of the city’s water heating system with spectacular architectural vision.
Check out the gleaming gray-stone façade and tall tower of this neo-Gothic cathedral and its interior illuminated by beautifully colored windows and candlelight.