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Reykjavik

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Popular things to do in Reykjavik

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In a city surrounded by a landscape known for its stunning natural wonders and interesting Viking history, visitors find plenty of things to do in Reykjavik. The tall grey walls of Hallgrimskirkja tower over the city, offering those who want to climb to the church's top a view of the entire city. If you tour Golden Circle Route, you'll see many of the nation's landmarks, including the falling waters of Gullfoss, the giant geysers of Haukadalur, and Kerid Crater.

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In this highly walkable capital, many of Reykjavik's hotels and guesthouses offer close proximity to the city's popular attractions, bars, and restaurants. The waterfront offers an exciting dose of activity. Although Reykjavik provides plenty of accommodations to its flocks of visitors, there is a dearth of budget options in the city. Price-conscious visitors should consider staying in a hostel, with both private and dorm rooms available, or a nearby campsite. Although the campground is not as centrally located as some hotels, guests are better positioned to take advantage of the natural surroundings.
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