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  • Address: Skolavoroustigur 101, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 354-5101000
  • Ticket Price: 600 ISK
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
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It took the architect Guojon Samuelsson over 34 years to build the 74 meters high church; unfortunately he could not live to see his marvelous design! Built in 1974 the aw-inspiring church is situated right in the center of Reykjavik, the columns are made out of volcanic basalt. It also features a gargantuan pipe organ designed by Johannes Klais – a German organ builder. This organ is 15 meters tall and is driven by manual pedals, an astounding creation used for a number of recordings after its construction.

The interiors on the other hand are rather simple; an elevator takes you at the top only to find a breathtaking view of Reykjavik! One can also witness a grand statue of Leifur Eriksson who was the first European to come to America.

Hallgrimskirkja is by far one of the most visited and loved place by tourists in Reykjavik, partly because of the stunning architecture which one can just not miss and partly because of the local concerts held here from June-August on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday at around 5:00 pm – a great way to see the local side of Icelandic living.

Hallgrimskirkja Travel Tips

  • Tickets for the tower are sold in the church.
  • Access to the tower is by lift.

Entrance Ticket Details For Hallgrimskirkja

Entry to the church:

  • Free

Entry to the tower:

  • Adults: 900 ISK
  • Children: 100 ISK (age 7 -14)

Hallgrimskirkja Hours

Winter (October to April):

  • The tower: 9am – 4:45pm

Summer (May to September):

  • The tower: 9am – 8:45pm

The tower is closed during service on Sundays: 11am 

How to Reach Hallgrimskirkja

  • Nearby bus station: Landspitalinn 

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  • Hallgrimskirkja Address: Skolavoroustigur 101, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Hallgrimskirkja Contact Number: 354-5101000
  • Hallgrimskirkja Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Hallgrimskirkja Price: 600 ISK
  • Best time to visit Hallgrimskirkja(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hallgrimskirkja: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 89.58% of people who visit Reykjavik include Hallgrimskirkja in their plan

  • 54.68% of people start their Hallgrimskirkja visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hallgrimskirkja

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

83.17% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hallgrimskirkja

People normally club together Sun Voyager Sculpture and The Einar Jonsson Museum while planning their visit to Hallgrimskirkja.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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