Iceland Walking Tour – Reykjavík [4K]



This is a sightseeing tour in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. If you are interested in travelling to Iceland you might want to check out other videos on this channel.

Highlights of the tour:
00:00 – We start the tour by Reykjavik pond. It is located close to Reykjavik airport.
01:30 – This is the sculpture “Úr Álögum” (Dispel) by Einar Jónsson.
02:02 – This is a sculpture of Tómas Guðmundsson, a famous poet.
04:10 – The building on the right with the columns is Reykjavik city hall.
04:35 – Tjarnarbíó theatre to the left, the home of independent theatre in Iceland.
06:27 – Iðnó straight ahead. It is a restaurant, café and a cultural centre.
06:43 – The Unknown Bureaucrat, a sculpture by Magnús Tómasson.
06:58 – The building with the green roof across the pond is Fríkirkjan church (Free Church).
08:33 – Straight ahead is Alþingi, the Parliament House.
08:45 – Reykjavík Cathedral to the right.
09:23 – A statue of Jón Sigurðsson, the leader of the 19th century Icelandic independence movement.
11:00 – Entering Austurstræti (east street).
13:00 – This is the Yule cat, a man-eating beast in Icelandic folklore.
14:00 – Stjórnarráðið, the Cabinet house.
15:36 – Laugarvegur street is straight ahead, the most famous shopping street and one of the oldest. We will be going right to Skólavörðustræti street.
16:08 – You can see Hallgrimskirkja church in the distance. It is open every day from 9am-5pm.
16:47 – Hegningarhúsið (The Penalty House) to the left. A former prison built in 1872.
20:34 – Now entering the open area of Hallgrimskirkja church. As you can see it was a very windy day and a storm was coming in.
20:46 – A statue of Leif Eiriksson, a norse explorer from Iceland and the first known European to have set foor on continental North America.
22:08 – Going down Frakkastígur street.
25:37 – Now entering Hverfisgata street.
28:36 – Þjóðleikhúsið to the right, the national theatre of Iceland.
28:57 – Safnahúsið to the right, the culture house museum.
30:00 – Hæstiréttur, supreme court of Iceland.
31:08 – Seðlabankinn, central bank of Iceland.
31:57 – Harpan concert hall is across the street. We will enter it soon.
33:18 – The Musician, a sculpture by Ólöf Pálsdóttir.
34:00 – We are now inside Harpan concert hall.
37:00 – The snow covered mountain is called Esja.
42:30 – We end the tour by Sólfarið, the Sun Voyager sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason.

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