Church of Hallgrímur

(Hallgrímskirkja)
Church, Scenic Lookout, and Historic Site · Miõborg
Eiríksgata (Frakkastigur), 121 Reykjavík, Iceland
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Open until 5:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
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    Christine W.
    "great view of iceland!"(3 Tips)
    James
    "Amazing architecture, fantastic views of Reykjavik."(13 Tips)
    Syahripal F.
    "Great view of reykjavik!"(2 Tips)
    Cori C.
    "church towers in Europe"(2 Tips)
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  • Syahripal F.
    Great view of reykjavik! 800 krona takes you to the top.
    Syahripal Fahmi · 1 week ago
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  • David G.
    Architecture, view
    David Goodwin · May 1
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  • James
    Amazing architecture, fantastic views of Reykjavik.
    James · April 22
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  • Christian K.
    Impressive reykjavik landmark
    Christian K. · April 15
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  • Rob
    Should definitely take the elevator up for some nice views of the city.
    Rob · April 9
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  • Eric T.
    The architecture is one of a kind and you can go to the top for about 8 USD.
    Eric Tsai · April 7
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  • Lisa S.
    It's a very iconic architecture. Take the lift up to the top to see the beautiful view. From there you'll actually see how colourful the houses are.
    Lisa Starbucks · April 3
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  • Ingvild M.
    Architecture. Wow.
    Ingvild M. Plosiv · March 30
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  • Adam P.
    One of my favourite churches ever
    Adam P · March 16
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  • Marceli L.
    If You have press ID, You can go up to the tower for free. Great Reykjavik panorama. Organ live concert is a must to hear!
    Marceli Lada · March 12
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  • Steve D.
    recognizable from anywhere. check it out before sunset
    Steve Dean · February 29
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  • Rebecca
    Magnificent! The most prominent structure downtown!
    Rebecca · February 28
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  • Yiannis S.
    architecture, great view over Reykjavik
    Yiannis S · February 26
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  • Darryl E.
    900Kr to take the lift to the top. (Two flights of steps after the lift too). Be prepared to queue as there is only one lift and it only holds 6 at a time
    Darryl Ellson · February 16
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  • Bo B.
    800 ISK for the most amazing view of the city.
    Bo B. · February 16
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  • Mikko T.
    Hienot näköalat!
    Mikko Taittonen · January 26
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  • Thiago M.
    What an amazing design this building has and a great view of the city from the tower,make sure you go up there.
    Thiago Maia · January 5
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  • noskos
    Must see place in Reykjavik. Beautiful example of modern architecture.
    noskos · December 9, 2015
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  • Gregory S.
    The organ inside is completely bananas; pictures don't do it justice!
    Gregory Schwender · December 7, 2015
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  • Carl G.
    Take the lift to the top for great views.
    Carl Griffin · November 27, 2015
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  • Samuel J.
    Gorgeous bird's eye view of the city from the tower!
    Samuel Joy · November 19, 2015
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  • Winson S.
    Hefty fee to go to the top of the church, but the view is great.
    Winson Shuen · November 17, 2015
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  • Candice R.
    An architectural wonder
    Candice Rivera · October 30, 2015
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  • Ansell
    As far as European churches go, it was a bit mundane, but the organ was epic!
    Ansell · October 19, 2015
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  • Kees P.
    Get the tickets for up top!
    Kees Plattel · September 29, 2015
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  • Firat C.
    Remarkable building. One of a kind. The most minimalist church I have ever seen.
    Firat Caliskan · September 14, 2015
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  • Benjamin D.
    saw the organ player practicing, tickets are in gift shop, elevator to top is by front door. 360° views of Reykjavik!
    Benjamin Doyle · August 21, 2015
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  • Adel M.
    I personally didn't find it worth visiting. They charge 5Euros to get up there but no one is checking if you have a ticket.
    Adel Mojarrad · August 11, 2015
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  • Andrew S.
    Great view of the city from the top.
    Andrew S · August 9, 2015
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  • Jason
    Beautiful, amazing architecture! Also don't be a jerk, dont sneak onto the elevator without paying. Icelandic Jesus is watching you!
    Jason · July 31, 2015
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  • Alexandra W.
    The elevator ride was 100% worth it. Amazing views.
    Alexandra White · May 22, 2015
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  • François P.
    This church is huge and so peaceful. Right in the center of Reykjavik, it's a must see
    François Pilarczyk · April 21, 2015
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  • Anna B.
    The tallest building in the center of the city
    Anna Baloo · April 16, 2015
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  • Elizabeth
    Must take the elevator and then the stairs up to the tippy top 😍
    Elizabeth · February 12, 2015
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  • Rita L.
    Church, try to go up!
    Rita L · February 9, 2015
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  • Risiana L.
    Volcano shaped church with a fantastic view from the tower!
    Risiana Levie · February 7, 2015
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  • Thom J.
    Neat architecture.
    Thom James · January 25, 2015
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  • Joffrey L.
    Incredible church shaped like a spaceship, overlooking Reykjavík. A must-see!
    Joffrey Lacour · January 20, 2015
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  • Justin
    Incredible building, the view from the tower is not to be missed!
    Justin · January 18, 2015
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  • Victoria W.
    The viewing deck admission fee is well worth the breathtaking views of the city
    Victoria Wong · January 7, 2015
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  • Amanda Y.
    Make sure to take the elevator to the top for a view of the city.
    Amanda Y · December 7, 2014
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  • Marc C.
    Going up into the tower is definitely worth it.
    Marc Charbonneau · December 3, 2014
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  • Yvonne L.
    Amazing building
    Yvonne Lin · November 21, 2014
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  • Espiranza B.
    360 view of reyjavik from the top of the church. I was charged 6 euros but I realized that there is no one checking 😜.
    Espiranza Bint Abdulla · October 27, 2014
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  • Cori C.
    After the church towers in Europe, I was a little underwhelmed by the view. It's cute though.
    Cori Carl · October 16, 2014
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  • Norman C.
    Beautiful view, a must see in Reykjavik
    Norman Chia · October 9, 2014
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  • Erick K.
    Worth a look. The interior of the church is impressive, but you should definitely buy a ticket to the elevator that takes you to the top of the tower.
    Erick Kjellevold · September 22, 2014
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  • Friðrik Már J.
    Cool church, but not a big fan of the religion they have on offer.
    Friðrik Már Jónsson · September 16, 2014
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  • Jordan E.
    The architecture!
    Jordan Eshpeter · September 15, 2014
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  • Christine W.
    great view of iceland!
    Christine Wong · September 6, 2014
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  • Hlíf S.
    The view over Reykjavík
    Hlíf Steinsdóttir · September 3, 2014
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  • Michele S.
    The Symbol of Reykjiavik..fantastic view from the top!
    Michele Salvo · August 24, 2014
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  • Peter v.
    A landmark in Reykjavik. Remarkable architecture. Go visit the top and enjoy the view.
    Peter van Breda · August 18, 2014
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  • Michelle R.
    Gorgeous details shouldn't be missed
    Michelle R. · March 16, 2014
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  • Michæl S.
    See how far you can throw a frisbee from the open windows at the top.
    Michæl Starkey · March 11, 2014
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  • Stefan S.
    Go to the top of the church tower.
    Stefan Steindorsson · January 8, 2014
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  • Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    Watch the annual Áramótaskaup (comedy special) or mass at the Cathedral before a bonfire party at Hallgrímskirkja or Perlan. – Green Guide Editor
    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle · December 31, 2013
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  • Cheryl H.
    If you go up the tower during winter, be prepared for freezing bone chilling temperatures and the wind whipping through the small space at a frenzied pace.
    Cheryl Howard · December 27, 2013
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  • Cheryl H.
    Go up the tower during Golden Hour so you can capture photos of the fiery skies of the sun setting over Reykjavik.
    Cheryl Howard · December 27, 2013
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  • Rogelio T.
    Most beautiful minimal church I have ever seen!
    Rogelio Toledo · December 3, 2013
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  • Glasgow Foodie
    700kr for a trip to the tower, a must see
    Glasgow Foodie · November 25, 2013
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  • Josep N.
    I'm working in a Catholic Church , and I really like the structure of the church. I do not care if you are Catholic, Protestant, Anglican or Orthodox. but I think it is great place to pray and meditat
    Josep Navarro · November 6, 2013
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  • Nicky D.
    Go to the tower!
    Nicky Digital · October 30, 2013
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  • @nathantwright
    Hang out in the tower when the bell chimes for a real wake-me-up.
    @nathantwright · October 1, 2013
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  • Lisa M.
    Must take a listen to the 5,275 organ pipes!
    Lisa Messerli · July 18, 2013
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  • Joe M.
    Beautiful church. You can explore for free, but they charge to visit the bell tower/observation deck. Not much up there but nice views. the bell rings it will scare the bejeezus out of you!
    Joe Messina · June 29, 2013
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  • Tom K.
    Architectural masterpiece, deepest organ sound in space. Take the lift to the top to experience the stunning cityscape of Reykjavijk. Ticket for the lookout costs 700 ISK adults / 100 ISK for kids.
    Tom Kacmary · June 21, 2013
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  • Daniel F.
    The ticket is 700 ISK at May 2013.
    Daniel Felber · May 19, 2013
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  • Colin M.
    Great 'Deco' church and statue of Leif Ericsson, first European discoverer of North America.
    Colin Mercer · April 27, 2013
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  • Kathryn L.
    Amazing church both outside and inside ... And the trip upstairs to te panoramic view of the city was worth it!!! :)
    Kathryn Lepage · April 16, 2013
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  • Anita
    Tickets to go up the tower are 700 ISK each.
    Anita · April 12, 2013
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  • European Parliament
    At 74.5 meters, you would have been able to see all the activities of Reykjavik's year as European Capital of Culture in 2000 from the tower of this church and sometime concert hall. Read more
    European Parliament · February 26, 2013
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  • David R.
    Only approx £3 to go up the tower for great views across Reykjavik :-)
    David Rose · February 25, 2013
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  • Alexey S.
    The tower closes at 8:45 - hurry if you want to make it!
    Alexey Shelestenko · July 1, 2012
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  • Alexey S.
    Check their concert schedule - I wish I knew about the organ performance when I was here.
    Alexey Shelestenko · July 1, 2012
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  • Dr. Scott Rennie
    The inside is fairly simplistic but the view from the top of the tower is great. Make sure you bring your amateur radio equipment! :)
    Dr. Scott Rennie · June 10, 2012
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  • Michael U.
    Iceland's biggest church with a 5000 pipe organ & one of the highest vantage points in the city. Beautiful views from the tower.
    Michael Urmeneta · March 18, 2012
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  • Rebecca L.
    Incredible! Go to the top!
    Rebecca Lee · February 6, 2012
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  • Jonathan P.
    Quite a stunning church. Make sure to go up to the top of the tower to see great views of Reykjavik!
    Jonathan Percy · April 12, 2011
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  • Gudjon J.
    The view from the tower is a sight to see
    Gudjon Jonsson · February 26, 2011
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  • Alexander K.
    В плохую погоду сверху особой красоты не увидишь. Можно сэкономить 900 крон и подняться просто так, билет не проверяют.
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  • Mariya K.
    До чего же красиво, просто нереально!!!
    Mariya Kuzmenko · 2 weeks ago
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  • Guy C.
    Magnifique depuis l'extérieur
    Guy Chenuz · November 13, 2015
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  • Kutay G.
    uzay mekiği gibi
    Kutay Gungor · November 13, 2015
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  • Olesya
    Архитектура интересна отсылом к базальтовым колоннам, столь распространенным в Исландии👍
    Olesya · October 31, 2014
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  • Maria S.
    Красиво.можно подняться на смотровую площадку на 8 этаже.билет стоит 700 крон (ок.5евро)
    Maria Shestakova · September 9, 2014
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  • Hansjörg S.
    Fotos am besten in der frühen Abendsonne machen. Dann scheint die direkt auf das Portal.
    Hansjörg Schmidt · August 21, 2014
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  • Anton B.
    Красиво ))
    Anton Blondeau · August 9, 2014
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  • ZagT W.
    正态分布大教堂…700ISK上教堂顶上俯瞰全城
    ZagT W · April 21, 2014
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  • Aysun K
    Izlanda'nin en büyük kilisesi ve dünyanın en büyük orgu burada
    Aysun K · August 11, 2013
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  • Gudrun G.
    Mitt gamla hverfi;)
    Gudrun Gunnarsdottir · July 30, 2011
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