Harpa Conference And Concert Center, Reykjavik

  • 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
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About Harpa Conference And Concert Center, Reykjavik

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

Box Office:

  • Monday-Friday: 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Guided tours:

  • 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
  • Kolabrautin

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  • 68.08% of people who visit Reykjavik include Harpa Conference And Concert Center in their plan

  • 33.04% of people start their Harpa Conference And Concert Center visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Harpa Conference And Concert Center

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Harpa Conference And Concert Center, Reykjavik Reviews

  • Has a very nice souvenir shop just inside on the right hand side. Very nice and friendly here. Beautiful building and is a magnificent sight to behold. A must see when visiting Reykjavik. The views outside of this building are phenomenal including some snowy mountains (at the time of visit).

  • Been here for two conferences and it was Excellent both times. Catered food is good here as well. The venue is gorgeous and worth a visit as a tourist. Try to get your lodging near harpa as many things depart from it and you will never get sick of the view (both of the building and the water).

  • This is a wonderful must-see building if you are in the area. The architecture is definitely unique and intriguing. This performance arts center is a gem in Reykjavik and I plan to see more performances when I return in future trips! The performance I saw was one of the best in my opinion and it made my visit very fulfilling. Their prices are very reasonable.

  • Great venue for conferences and events. The building is an astonishing piece of modern architecture both from the outside and also inside with nice views to the harbor. There is a cafeteria and a museum. Free WiFi is also available.

  • Wonderful place, architecture pearl, and hi-tech interior design. Place you must see in Reykjavik even just for a while and even from outside. Modern progressive, present-day, up-to-date, visionary building fits to the Scandinavian culture and art. I love it. Cant wait to see it again.

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