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Top recommendations from locals

Church
“Situated in the centre of Reykjavík, it is one of the city's best-known landmarks and is visible throughout the city. State Architect Guðjón Samúelsson's design of the church was commissioned in 1937. He is said to have designed it to resemble the trap rocks, mountains and glaciers of Iceland's landscape”
  • 363 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Harpa is an award-winning concert hall and conference centre located in the heart of Reykjavík. Harpa is open to the public every day and inside you can find a coffee shop, restaurant, travel agency, gift shops and more. Numerous events are at the venue as Harpa is the home of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Icelandic Opera and Reykjavik Big Band.“”
  • 235 locals recommend
Pool
“Soak in the hot tub to relax after a day of sightseeing or a night of partying... and dip into the cold one if you dare!”
  • 236 locals recommend
Pool
“Amazing place to relax. Includes hot tubs and sauna. Opens early, closes late. ”
  • 269 locals recommend
History Museum
“The National Museum in order to get know the history of Iceland. Located 5 minutes away.”
  • 152 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Kringlan is the largest shopping mall in Reykjavík. Kringlan offers a wide variety of over 180 shops, a selection of places to eat and a range of services. At Kringlan you will find everything from a public library and a cinema to some of the finest fashion shops and restaurants in town. We are situated in the heart of Reykjavík, but don’t worry - there’s plenty of parking space Kringlan offers free rides from Reykjavik center to Kringlan on every hour from 10am - 5pm - Kringlan´s shuttle bus departures from Tourist information at City Hall.”
  • 112 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Reykjavík Art Museum is a dynamic and progressive scene which gives guests an opportunity to get to know diverse art and gain a deeper understanding of the historic, social, cultural and artistic context of different artworks. The museum exhibits work from Icelandic and international leading artists in Modern and Contemporary Art. ”
  • 123 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Welcome to the Grillmarket At the heart of the culinary experience that is the Grillmarket is Iceland´s pristine nature. A close working collaboration with dedicated local farmers guarantees the very best in local produce and allows us to create a menu that´s a magical fusion of tradition and modern cuisine. Just some of the local products that feature on the menu are lamb, beef, trout, quail, skyr and honey. At the Grillmarket our aim is to work closely with local farmers. We buy most of our produce directly from the farm. They tell us what’s in season, then we cook the product our own special way and the customer gets to enjoy the end result. Through our cooking we strive to highlight the origin of each product while using fire, smoke, fire logs and coal. The outcome is an unexpected and exciting culinary treat for our customers where our Icelandic heritage and the modern age meet.”
  • 157 locals recommend
Pool
“Fun outdoor swimming pool with slides, volleyball fields and more. The kids will love it!”
  • 206 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“No. 1 Attraction in Reykjavik Perlan is a Must-Visit Landmark and Nature Exploratorium.”
  • 185 locals recommend
Bistro
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“A very lively French themed bistro which we love to visit again and again. ”
  • 174 locals recommend
Route
“Main street for shopping souvenirs and other thinks also restaurants and bars”
  • 157 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Located in a beautiful green area,perfect for a walk or a picnic. One of the cities best art museum. A nice café at the museum.”
  • 126 locals recommend
Bar
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“Kaldi serves everything from the Kaldi brewery. The Kaldi Dark is especially good.”
  • 132 locals recommend
Bar
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“Kaffibarinn is one of the oldest bars in town. The tourist to local hipster ratio has understandably shifted in favour of the tourists in the last decade or so. But that does not seem to make Kaffibarinn any less hip. In fact it sort of adds a new level of coolness. Kaffibarinn at the weekends is an experience you will either love or hate. But if you don´t fancy the partying crowds at night, but you like the sound of Kaffibarinn´s warm, dingly charm, then check it out in the daytime for a cosy coffee or draught beers on offer.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Smáralind is in a 5 min driving distance (20 min walking). One of our two biggest shopping malls. Smáralind has a varied selection of stores.”
  • 79 locals recommend