Entrance Tickets – Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavik

Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavik

As the sky was so clear and we could guarantee excellent views we returned now to Hallgrímskirkja, the Lutheran Cathedral and the tallest building in the city which took nearly forty years to build and was consecrated in 1986.

The design is said to be based on a geyser plume or a lava flow but if you ask me it looks more like a space shuttle about to blast off  but it is nice enough inside and the signature piece is a twenty-five tonne organ with 5,275 pipes and someone was in there this morning practising on it.

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4 responses to “Entrance Tickets – Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavik

  1. Wow. I would very much like to go there

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  2. It does look exactly like a space shuttle. But I suppose it could have been part of the concept… heading up into the heavens?

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  3. Does resemble a space shuttle I must say 🙂

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  4. I agree. A space shuttle comes to mind. 😀

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