Overlooking the whole of Reykjavik is The Pearl, a dome shaped building captivating millions of tons of hot water! The walk towards the dome itself is extremely refreshing with perfectly landscaped garden and artificial geysers. The building was designed by Ingimundur Sveinsson.
The dome houses a revolving an upmarket restaurant which gives an exquisite dining experience to the guests, the delicious spread of food along the breathtaking view from the dome delivers a great experience altogether! For a less expensive treat one can visit the cafeteria which is extremely family friendly offering a great array of sandwich, cakes and baverages.
On the ground floor we have the Saga Museum, a wonderful display of Icelandic History giving out an insight as to how the people of Reykjavik lived in the olden times.
- For Saga Museum, entry for adult ISK 1500; entry for child ISK 800.
- Entry to the building is for free .
- The building opens at 10am
- Perlan Cafe: 10am – 9pm
- Perlan restaurant: From 6:30pm
- Nearby bus station: Perlan Bus Stop
- A cafe and a restaurant on site.
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95% of people who visit Reykjavik include The Pearl in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
39.17% of people start their The Pearl visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The Pearl
92.16% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Pearl
I loved this place when I visited. Very cool to walk through the ice caves and learn about Iceland. Definitely worth checking out.
Good glacier museum. Hosts are friendly & very helpful & knowledgeable. Restaurant food is sumptuous with reasonable price
Some areas closed due to a fire. Nice interactive displays in the glacier section. Great view over Reykjavik at the top viewing deck.
This place is great! I’ve been to Iceland frequently and this was my first visit to the Perlan. Glad I went. The staff was very friendly and everything was very informative. Parking is free and there is a nice cafe and gift shop upstairs. This is a must add to your visit to Reykjavík.
Thanks for hiring a big coach after your mini bus got stuck in traffic jams for an hour. In the pouring rain, much appreciated rather than making us all wait.