Visitors to Reykjavík always experience the pure energy at the heart of Iceland’s capital city -whether from the boiling thermal energy underground, the natural green energy within the city and around it, or the lively culture and fun-filled nightlife.
The world’s northernmost capital is framed by the majestic Mount Esja, which keeps a watchful eye on the city, and the blue waters of Faxafloi Bay. On a sunny day, the mystical Snaefellsjokull glacier appears crystal-like on the western horizon, while mountainous moonscapes spread to the southeast.
Reykjavík is a great place to visit, whether for some cultural nourishment, a spot of unbridled fun or to recharge your batteries. Think of the ideal city break and you’ll think of Reykjavík.
|Population:||Reykjavik 120,000. Greater Reykjavik 201,000|
|Currency:||1 Icelandic Krona (ISK) = 100 Aurar|
|Newspapers:||The Reykjavik Grapevine, Morgunbladid, www.mbl.is Dagbladid Visi, www.visir.is.|
|Website:||www.reykjavik.is www.visitreykjavik.is www.infoiceland.is|
|Opening hours:||Shops are normally open from 9/10 am-5/6 pm on weekdays and from 10 am for a few hours only on Saturdays.|
|Tourist information:||Reykjavík Official Tourist Information Centre
Adalstraeti 2, 101 Reykjavík
Tel: +354 590 1500