One of the great
landmarks in Reykjavík

Perlan

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Why locals love it

The building itself is an amazing architecture. Despite being heavily underutilized, there is high-class restaurant, cafeteria, a Saga Museum and once in a while book and music markets are held there.

Why you should visit it

The lovely rotating restaurant will give you an amazing panoramic view of the Reykjavík greater area while you dine. Build on top of a six aluminum-sided tanks, each of which can contain 4 million liters of water averaging 85°C (185°F)

Special tip

Take a walk on the viewing deck and enjoy a 360° panoramic view of the city. There is also a small artificial geyser next to the building.

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5 Comments

adventure with good restaurants and museums
An Inactive User
Local
January 30, 2019
Is the panoramic viewing deck free to enter?
Nadhirah
Traveller
May 31, 2018
They have recently starting charging for it. 490 isk for adults, but free for under 15.
Jonas
Local Guru
May 31, 2018
Thank you.!
Nadhirah
Traveller
May 31, 2018
must see
Thordis Loa
Local
February 18, 2018
The ice cave was super cool (literally and figuratively!)
Jennifer
Local
October 22, 2017
This is a perfect setting for viewing over the beautiful roofs of Reykjavik in a 360 degree panoramic rooftop balcony! You can have a meal or just a snack and a drink of your choice. Sit a while a absorb the stunning views. :D Perfect.
Dawn
Traveller
July 25, 2015

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