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Reykjavik Map, Iceland

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Reykjavik Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Reykjavik with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Reykjavik useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Reykjavik!

Reykjavik Sightseeing

The old town in Reykjavik surrounds Tjörnin, a pond on the shores of which the initial settlement was founded in 9th century by Vikings. The old town, with its whitewashed wooden buildings and bright concrete houses is a great place for a stroll. Many of the city’s attractions are located in the old district, for example the Town Hall and the National Assembly. The National Cathedral, a small but charming church can... read more

Reykjavik History

According to the legend, the first person to set foot on Icelandic soil was a Norwegian fugitive named Ingólfur Arnarson. He landed in what is today Reykjavik’s bay, and set up a farm there. He named it Smoke Bay due to the steam rising from the hot springs around the place. There is archaeological evidence pointing to early Viking settlements in the area, and a monastery was built in the bay in the 13th century.... read more

Reykjavik Travel Guide

Reykjavik is the young cosmopolitan city that functions as Iceland’s capital and it is the largest city on the island. In literal translation “Reykjavik” means “Smoke bay”, it has 120.000 inhabitants and the larger metropolitan area, which is often referred to as the city itself reaches a population of 200.000. Reykjavik only started developing as an urban agglomeration in the 19th century, and prior to that... read more

Reykjavik Nightlife

Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland, and one of the most modern and greenest capitals of the world. Because it is situated so close to the Polar Circle, Reykjavik has the longest night in winter, while during summer it hardly gets dark. However you take it, endless night or endless daylight, the inhabitants of Iceland’s capital know how to make the best of it: Reykjavik is known all across Europe for its buzzing... read more

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