Welcome to Reykjavík

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Think Reykjavík - Pure Energy!

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
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.
Website www.reykjavik.is
Newspapers The Reykjavik Grapevine, Morgunbladid, www.mbl.is Dagbladid Visi, www.visir.is.
Emergency numbers 112
Tourist information Reykjavík Official Tourist Information Centre
Adalstraeti 2, 101 Reykjavík
Tel: +354 590 1500