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Snorrastofa in Reykholt
Snorrastofa in Reykholt

No marker available. Hálsasveitavegur, 320 Reykholt, Iceland, Reykholt

Reykholt is one of Iceland’s main historical sites, a cultural centre past and present. Snorri Sturluson, a famous medieval historian, politician and chieftain settled in Reykholt in 1206 and was kill...



Ingólfur Arnarsson
Ingólfur Arnarsson

No marker available. Ingólfsstræti, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavík

Ingolfur Arnarson According to existing written sources, Iceland's first permanent settler was Ingolfur Arnarson, who made his home in Reykjavik around AD 870. Archaeological excavations in Adalstraet...



Austurvöllur Plaza
Austurvöllur Plaza

No marker available. Austurstræti, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavík

Arguably the true heart of the city Austurvollur (east field) used to be much bigger than it is today. When farmers rode into the city for business they left their horses at Laekjartorg Square and put...



The Lakeside
The Lakeside

No marker available. Tjörnin, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavík

In this area past meets present with Reykjavik’s City Hall prominent features interplaying with turn of the century houses situated on both sides of the lake.



Arnarholl Hill
Arnarholl Hill

No marker available. Ingólfsstræti, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavík

Arnarholl hill Before 1764, Reykjavik had no prison to speak of. Convicts were shipped to Copenhagen for imprisonment, at immense cost. In 1757, the Icelandic Sheriffs asked the Danish king permission...



Manarbakki Museum
Manarbakki Museum

No marker available. 85, Iceland, Husavik

Travel through time. Iceland has gone through tremendous changes over the centuries and especially in the past few decades. Over the years many artifacts and antiques have vanished or become scarce. A...



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Jonas Hallgri­msson
Jonas Hallgri­msson

No marker available. Sóleyjargata, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland, Reykjavík

Jonas Hallgrimsson (1807-1845) One of the most admired poets of modern Iceland, this guy was aptly called “The Nation’s Darling”. His work had a tremendous impact on Icelanders both regarding literatu...