Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland with a population of 123,000 (approx). It is artistic, historical, whimsical and quiet. As you will find much to do it in the city and its attractive places will win over your heart. No matter how long you are going to spend your time in Reykjavik, but these tourist attractions in Iceland will give you memories which will be hard to forget.
1. Hallgrimskirkja Church
Hallgrimskirkja Church is one of the most important landmarks in the city’s center and tourist attractions in Iceland. It does not matter where you are staying in the Reykjavik but you will be able to see Hallgrimskirkja Church from almost anywhere. Hence, it’s outer and as well as inner beauty will force you to visit the Church first. After you visit the church, from the gift shop buy a token and enjoy your ride in the elevator which is almost 74 meters high. It will give you the best view of Reykjavik.
2. Whale Watching Tour
You will get the opportunities of watching whale because the city is surrounded by ocean. You will get to see minke whales and humpback whales. On the other hand, dolphins will make your day in Iceland.
3. Downtown Reykjavik
The downtown area in Reykjavik is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Iceland. You will never experience any of the downtown scenes like Reykjavik have. You will find unique boutiques over here, like, volcanic rock pottery and Icelandic wool clothing. You should be having good numbers of time in your hand to enjoy the foods and to do shopping over here. You can visit waterfront walkway to enjoy observing the architecture and arts, as well as the ocean breeze. You will also enjoy the beautiful sunset in Iceland.
4. Thermal Pools
The Thermal pools are one of the best places for your relaxation and one of the tourist attractions in Iceland. You should visit this place and enjoy the public thermal pools. You will find total 17 number of pools located around the city which are filled with natural geothermal water in Iceland. Many of the people use the thermal pools as a community meeting spots because it provides them with a natural therapy to their soul and mind. You can spend a whole day in Blue Lagoon to enjoy the ultimate thermal pool experience.
5. Old Harbor Area
While you step into the Old Harbor Area, you will get the true essence of Icelandic culture. Hence, it is said to be one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Iceland. After you enjoy puffin excursions and whale watching tours, Old Harbor Area will be your departure point. Here you will find the vibrant colored buildings which are repurposed in restaurants, cafes, and stores.
The listed places are the tourist attractions in Iceland. Its beauty will give never to be forgotten memories. Whether you want to spend a family vacation or want to enjoy your honeymoon, Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland will add more happiness to it.