Iceland - Reykjavik (Chapter)
This is the Reykjavík chapter from Lonely Planet’s Iceland guidebook.
The world’s most northerly capital combines colourful buildings, quirky people, eye-popping design, a wild nightlife and a capricious soul to devastating effect. Most visitors fall helplessly in love, returning home already saving to come back.
- do as the locals and enjoy an afternoon soak at one of the city’s public geothermal pools, such as Laugardalur
- don your lopapeysa (Icelandic woollen sweater), grab your MacBook and join the legions of accidental hipsters sipping quarts of coffee at one of the city’s awesomely quirky cafes
- immerse yourself in Icelandic history at the brilliantly curated Reykjavík 871 +/-2, set atop the excavated ruins of a Viking hall
- restaurants and accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Activities & Tours, Courses, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking, Entertainment, Shopping, Greater Reykjavík, Viðey, Kópavogur and Hafnarfjörður.
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