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Domkirkjan, Reykjavik

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.7/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Visit one of the country's most important religious sites and a symbol of Icelandic statehood at Domkirkjan. The cathedral serves as the seat of the Bishop of Iceland and the center of the Church of Iceland. Dating back to the late 18th century, when the city of Reykjavik was founded, the building hosts the ceremonial parliament openings and presidential inaugurations in addition to acting as an important place of worship for citizens and visitors. Listen to the organs and admire the neo-Classical architecture and neo-Baroque decorations. Walk to the altar to see the masterful silver and agate ornaments. Services are held regularly; check the website for a schedule. Make Domkirkjan a part of your Reykjavik vacation plans using our Reykjavik tourist route planner.
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  • The church hosts free Tuesday evening piano concerts by classical pianist Ólafur Elíasson who performs selections from J.S. Bach's Well Tempered Clavier. The church is a wonderful venue, contemplative...  read more »
  • If you walk down the hill from Hallgrimskirkja to the "old town" near the parliament you might pass by this unassuming wooden structure that on closer look is obviously a church. This church is the ca...  read more »
  • Roof is white on green in the heart of the Church. Appearance of the atmosphere close to the clock tower in Sapporo. Is small compared with the hallgrímskirkja Church, built in the 18th century historic building, emphasize the close relationship between politics and it is built next to the houses of Parliament. Due to renovations in 2000, inside is very nice, but is the altarpiece of the Central works of the 19th century seems to.
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