Goðafoss Waterfall, Akureyri

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Also known as "The Fall of the Gods," Goðafoss Waterfall represents a magnificent horseshoe-shaped waterfall and a favorite of many tourists. The waterfall represents the point in time where the Heathens of Iceland made the choice to convert to Christianity and allegedly threw all their idols over the falls. Spanning a width of 30 m (98 ft) and reaching 12 m (39 ft) high, this natural masterpiece is worth spending a few minutes on. Check out the gift shop where traditional Icelandic wool items are reasonably priced. Use our Akureyri itinerary planner to add Goðafoss Waterfall and other attractions to your Akureyri vacation plans.
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  • This is an impressive waterfall with a semi circular shape about a 100 feet wide, one of the biggest in Iceland. Water falls from about 40 feet down.  more »
  • The place where I wanted to go since I knew the name of "God’s Falls". I felt the great presence and enormous energy of the waterfall. I saw many waterfalls in Iceland, but I like this one best.  more »
  • Come as early as possible, until the crowd of Chinese and not only Chinese tourists, and also cruise cruisers did not gush.
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  • Really nice waterfall, worth a visit! You can see it from two different points which is also quite nice.
  • This parking lot is on the east side of the falls. There’s a gas station and restaurant gift shop with my souvenirs. In my opinion, decide also has the nicer view of the falls. You can easily walk across a short bridge and in 10 minutes be on the other side. There is ample parking on both sides. If you have 30-45 minutes you should take the time to walk along both sides of the falls. Quite beautiful! One of the nicest waterfalls on the north side of the island!
  • Very beautiful waterfall. Amazing start of our holiday from Akureyri. Easy to walk to the waterfall from the parking lot.
  • The waterfall is beautiful there has different way to see it! The water is very sweet and fresh really clean !
  • Brave the roped off points to take some pictures. It's worth more than words can say. Stunning!
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