The Landakotskirkja is the cathedral of the Catholic Church in Iceland and is formally called the Basilika Krists konungs (Basilica of Christ the King). Established in the early 19thcentury, the present church building was designed by Guðjón Samúelsson in Neo-Gothic style and consecrated in 1929. Its interiors feature a cedar wood statue of Jesus Christ standing on a globe, gifted by Pope Pius XI.
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Designed by visual artist Olafur Eliasson and Henning Larsen Architects, the Harpa is a breathtaking concert hall and conference centre in Reykjavík that is home to the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera.
Cemetery Holavallagardur(0.3 km)
Spread over 3 hectares, the Hólavallagarður Cemetery dates back to the 19th century, and has a number of interesting old tombstones, including those of Jón Sigurðssonand Guðrún Oddsdóttir.
Einar Jonsson Museum(1.1 km)
Located atop the Skolavorduhaed hill in Reykjavik, the Einar Jonsson Museum showcases the complete collection of works by the eponymous Icelandic sculptor.
The iconic Hallgrímskirkja is the largest church in Iceland and one of the tallest structures in the country, soaring 73 metres high.
The Domkirkjan or Reykjavík Cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Iceland.
National Museum of Iceland(0.6 km)
The National Museum of Iceland explores the history and cultural heritage of Iceland from the Viking settlements of the Middle Ages to the present day.
Aurora Reykjavik(0.6 km)
The Aurora Reykjavik is a centre dedicated to Northern Lights, and has an exhibition exploring the history of the phenomenon as well as the myths and legends associated with it.
Volcano House(0.4 km)
The Volcano House in Reykjavík explores the geological history and systems of Iceland, one of the most volcanically active regions in the world due to its location on the mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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