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Godafoss, Iceland

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#11 of 145 in Nature in Iceland
Also known as "The Fall of the Gods," Godafoss 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 Laugar itinerary planner to add Godafoss and other attractions to your Laugar vacation plans.
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  • Easy access, the roadside waterfall. She is beautiful. You can come closer to the fall... it's awesome! Passage
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  • These falls are right next to the road. You can park on either side of the falls. You can walk to the base of the falls also. It was very beautiful with the snow and ice surrounding the falls. The fal...  more »
  • Godafoss waterfall is in my opinion one of the best (if not number one) waterfalls in Iceland You can enjoy the sight from two accessible sides and even get down to the downside level  more »
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  • Amazing scenery. Waterfall was one of the best in Iceland. It is only a few, is off the main road and it is a must see if you're in the region.
  • A fun popular tourist attraction just off the ring road in northcentral Iceland. It's a massive horseshoe shaped waterfall you can nearly walk on top of. Known as Godafoss or waterfall of the gods for its beauty.
  • Breathtaking beauty. So impressed by the power of the nature this fall beholds. Must see place in iceland
  • Truly amazing waterfall for the gods. Crescent shaped waterfall. Not to be missed
  • Absolutely beautiful waterfall. Nature is an amazing thing and places like this really put everything into perspective. They have many places to enjoy the view and if you'd like, you can walk around on some of the rocks to get an even better view. Everything was clean and well maintained, as long as people pick up after themselves.

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