HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA CHURCH

Steps a way from our penthouse. Great view from the balconies to the church

Hallgrímskirkja stands guard over Reykjavík. The church is both a parish church and a national sanctuary in Iceland. Its stepped concrete facade is an ode to modernism and a reminder of the Icelandic landscape. The church is named after the 17th-century clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson, author of Hymns of the Passion. Hallgrímskirkja is an Evangelical-Lutheran church and is a part of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Iceland. Hallgrímskirkja is one of the most visited places by tourists in Iceland. Every day thousands of people visit the church. Admission to the church is free. Admission to the tower is ISK 1000 - ISK 100 for the children (7-16).

Opening hours

Winter (October – April): 09:00 – 17:00, tower closes 16:30.
Summer (May – September): 09:00 – 21:00, tower closes 20:30.

http://en.hallgrimskirkja.is/

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