Harpa Conference And Concert Center
- Address: 2,Austurbakki, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavik
- Ticket Price: 1950 ISK
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Performance, Concert, Convention Center, Family And Kids, Architecture
Harpa Conference And Concert Center - Review
Opened in 2011, the center primarily functions as a concert hall, serving as home to four music companies: the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, The Icelandic Opera, The Reykjavik Big Band, and Maximus Musicus. It also hosts music festivals. Additionally, it’s a conference and exhibitions center. The architecture of the building is notable. At a casual glance it looks like a huge block of glass and steel, which the firm Henning Larsen Architects and artist Olafur Eliasson wanted to reflect Iceland’s landscape. For those who want to explore further, the center provides guided tours of the facilities. Check the center website for details on upcoming events and concerts. There are also a couple of excellent restaurants on site.
Harpa Conference And Concert Center Information
- Fully wheelchair accessible.
- Audio/video recordings or taking photographs during performances is strictly prohibited .
- Non-commercial photography is allowed only in the open space.
- Mobile phones should be turned off during the performances.
- Smoking is strictly prohibited within the building.
- Food or drinks can be enjoyed outside the performance spaces.
Harpa Conference And Concert Center Ticket Prices
- Guided tour: ISK 2.200
- Group guided tour: 20.000 ISK
Harpa Conference And Concert Center Opening and Closing Hours
- Monday-Friday: 9:00am-6:00pm
- Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm
- 15 May–15 September: 11:00am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 5:30pm
- 16 September–14 May: 11:00am and 3:30pm
- Tours last 45 minutes
How To reach Harpa Conference And Concert Center by Public Transport
- Harpa Bus Station
- By Car or take a Taxi
Restaurants Near Harpa Conference And Concert Center
- Munnharpan Cafe
- Horpudiskur Catering Service
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Harpa Conference And Concert Center, Reykjavik Reviews
Probably one of the more slightly architecturally beautifully crafted building in Iceland, this modern concert hall is very spacious and a few beautiful corners, especially when the sunlight hits into the building from different hours of the day. Sadly, we didn't managed to have the time to visit any of the performances during our visit. Also, it does seem to have some construction works happening nearby, so for those who are seeking for some exterior shots of the building, it might slightly affect your shot. Still, a definite good place to drop by and more importantly, help you get out of the fidget cold, anytime of the year.
I just wanted to see the building and it sure is an architectural beauty. Guess it'll be even prettier by night when it's all lit up. Inside, is got some souvenir/art shops, cafe and theatres. That aside the views around it of the ocean and the mountain far away is very soothing.
Harpa was pretty cool, but I didn't enjoy what we saw that much. It is always hard to tell what you will get when going into a comedy skit. However, I enjoyed the experience of going to something in this place. Very big, very modern, very cool to look at.
We had a wonderful work evening celebration here and the venue hosted us incredibly well. The views from the high floor we were on were spectacular. Looking out across the town and harbour. The venue was beautifully presented and very friendly and welcoming.
Beautiful modern design, built with Chinese help , stands by the pier. Inside there are a shop and a cafeteria, other than tourist information and rooms for exhibitions and shows.Toilets here are not free. It’s a good place to take some nice pics.