Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Kirkjubaejarklaustur

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Fjaðrárgljúfur is a canyon in south east Iceland which is up to 100 m deep and about 2 kilometres long, with the Fjaðrá river flowing through it. It is located near the Ring Road, not far from the village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur.The canyon was created by progressive erosion by flowing water from glaciers through the rocks and palagonite over millennia.
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  • Fjadrargljufur Canyon is truly gorgeous... its water and uniquely shaped cliffs are serene and really is a beautiful sight to behold. 
  • Such a magical place. It's like something off 'lord of the rings'. So beautiful and quiet. It does say that you need a 4x4 to access it but we had a tiny little car and had no problems. 
  • This was by far one of the best moments on our trip. Little hike up hill in the winter with ice and old but worth it. The view is something out of story book. This is a must do/see while visiting this...  more »