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Domkirkjan, Reykjavik

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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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  • Small state run church in the center of the tourist district. Nice place to warm up. Nice on the outside, particle and not easy to see from the outside.  more »
  • Lutheran Cathedral in Reykjavik, dates from the late 18th century. Each session to the Icelandic Parliament, starts from the church services with the participation of parliamentarians.
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  • Go for a walk at the old port or the pond, go to church and leave the rest to work is relaxing
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  • Very nice church and they had a Bach music program we stumbled upon that was delightful. He is doing it now over the next two years.
  • Had some interesting pictures of consecrated water. Too much concrete in the structure
  • A pretty church next to the old Parliament building.
  • Beautiful building next to parliament.
  • A church in central Reykjavik, beautiful, and more amazing on the inside