Hofdi House

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  • Address: Fjörutún, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavik
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:15 Mins
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids

Even though this historic house can be rented for exhibitions and private events, it’s not open to the public, so you can only view it from outside. Built in 1909, it was the home of poet and businessman Einar Benediktsson, and the spot from where Iceland’s first international radio communique was sent. More importantly it’s the location of the meeting between presidents Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev that began the end of the cold war. Nearby, you’ll find a statue of Einar Benediktsson by Asmundur Sveinsson. And it’s said the house is also on top of a Viking burial site, and that it might be haunted.

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  • Hofdi House Address: Fjörutún, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavik
  • Hofdi House Timing: 24-hrs
  • Hofdi House Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Hofdi House(preferred time): 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hofdi House: 00:15 Mins
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  • 12.06% of people who visit Reykjavik include Hofdi House in their plan

  • 36.36% of people start their Hofdi House visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Hofdi House

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

71.43% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hofdi House

People normally club together Reykjavik Art Museum Hafnarhus and Holavallagardur while planning their visit to Hofdi House.

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