Hofdi House

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

About Hofdi House, Reykjavik

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.

How To reach Hofdi House by Public Transport

  • Filadelfia Bus station
  • Hotel Cabin Bus station
  • By Car or take a Taxi

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Things to Know Before Visiting Hofdi House

  • 25.35% of people who visit Reykjavik include Hofdi House in their plan

  • 60.4% of people start their Hofdi House visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Hofdi House

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

93.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hofdi House

People normally club together Holavallagardur and Reykjadalur Hot Springs while planning their visit to Hofdi House.

People also prefer to start their day with Hofdi House.

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