Reykjavík: the magical capital of Iceland
Reykjavík is one of the small cities in Europe. However, this is true, if one measures the size of the population. Because the area is really great. It feels when flying at, this is not to grasp at a glance.
Colorful architecture in Reykjavík
Houses in bright vibrant colors
These features alone make Reykjavík exotic and different. If you are in this city once, your visit is determined exciting and interesting.
Reykjavík City map
Beautiful small streets
The capital of Iceland has very likely some of the narrowest streets throughout Europe. Even the public transportation barely make it to go there. Spoils the good impression but it makes the city more enchanting. This helps especially the fabulous natural environment. The capital city of Iceland, as clean as hardly an other capital of the world.
On the streets of Reykjavík
A peaceful capital
The capital city of Iceland is probably the cleanest in the world. In addition, it can be explained quite well for the most peaceful. The reason is that the country has no army. The police carries a weapon. All it brings back the feeling of affection in every visitor before one knows something about the culture, night life and attractions.
The capital city of art
After all here said no one will wonder probably if we would explain to the capital city of Iceland for something like art laboratory. Even the current Mayor of Reykjavik is an artist.
Jón Gnarr – Mayor of Reykjavik (2010-2014)
The attractions in Reykjavík are characterised by a unique, somewhat surreal character, like the country itself. Let’s start with the Parliament. It involves the building of a former prison. Many residents make Yes fun. In the evening, they say something like: the captives were set free again.
The Parliament is actually a former prison
Sun trip (Sólfar sculpture)-still a landmark in Reykjavík
The Hallgrímskirkja (Icelandic Church of Hallgrímurs)
The Hallgrímskirkja (Icelandic Church of Hallgrímurs) is the city’s Cathedral. That’s one building inspired by the environment. In all its details – Interior and exterior, it seems to have been inspired by nature.
In the Cathedral
Faxaflói Bay is another place you should not miss. From there, guests can enjoy great views of the Atlantic Ocean. Here too, we experience a surreal architecture. This one drew inspiration from the natural resources of the country.
The capital city of Iceland is equivalent to the natural charm of the country in their beauty. She seems to have grown from the natural environment. Reykjavík is a fairy tale that everyone should experience once.