Hofdi HouseCurrently Open
- 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
08 AM - 09 AM
60.4% of people start their Hofdi House visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Hofdi House
93.85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hofdi House