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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These are the four faces of the clock taken from inside the top of the tower…

Iceland Cathedral

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12 responses to “Entrance Tickets – Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavik

  1. I had a friend always asked me To visit never did and hé passed away couple yrs back..

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  2. Looks fascinating, Andrew 🙂 🙂 As does Iceland.

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  3. Liked the clock photos.

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  4. It really does look like a space shuttle. Hard to do a geyser or lava flow with building materials I would imagine.

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  5. I am curious about the hand in the four clock faces, Andrew. And I agree that the cathedral looks a bit like a rocket ship. –Curt

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  6. I had to do a bit of searching to find the description of the hands on the clock faces. Interesting.

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