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Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir
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Containing the site of the former parliament of Iceland, Thingvellir National Park serves as a historical landmark set in a beautiful landscape. Part of the Golden Circle, the park is one of the most visited attractions in the country. The national park was founded in 1930 to protect the former parliament, which dates to 930 CE, as well as the natural land surrounding it. Explore the park's highlights, including the Mid-Atlantic ridge, where the Eurasian and North American plates meet, and the largest natural lake in the country. The park has facilities for hiking, camping, and even scuba diving in Silfra Lake. Add Thingvellir National Park to your Thingvellir travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Thingvellir trip itinerary maker.
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  • December 6, 2016 - As part of our Geoiceland Golden Circle Tour, we stopped at Thingvellir National Park for about 1 hour. The Park is quite large so we only scratched the surface. Still, we were able...  more »
  • A good place in which hang out and soak up some history of the country. What we liked most was the Oxararfoss waterfall
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  • We chose to spend only a little bit of time here on our golden circle tour because it was so huge! it was cool to see the spot where the platelets collided, but otherwise the entire park is so massive...  more »