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Visit Reykjavík is the official marketing agency of Reykjavík city, responsible for worldwide marketing and the development the city's visitor economy. We are the first point of contact for tourism, marketing, information and events in the Reykjavík Capital Area.

Reykjavík, the world’s northernmost capital, is a friendly city that offers a surprising number of things to see and do. Whether you are seeking the bustling energy of a cosmopolitan city, the thundering thermal energy in the ground beneath your feet, or the serene energy of the surrounding landscape, Reykjavík promises a memorable visit for everyone!

Reykjavík's energy also drives the city’s cultural scene. From the avant-garde to the historical, Reykjavík’s galleries, museums and theatres support a vibrant and sophisticated artistic culture; moreover, annual festivals, special exhibitions and stage productions mean that the cultural calendar is always full, with plenty for visitors to enjoy.

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Below is a compilation of practical info and things to see and do.

Reykjavík loves

A small City with a big heart

Reykjavik is open for business and ready to welcome visitors. Locals and visitors from other parts of Iceland are already out and about, enjoying what the city has to offer.

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Photos for media

We provide journalists and other media professionals with high quality photos of Reykjavík intended for publications about Reykjavík city. 

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Reykjavik City Card

The Reykjavík City Card offers free entry to a great selection of museums and galleries, all swimming pools in Reykjavík and free unlimited travel by bus within the Reykjavik Capital Area. In addition, the card also gives you a free ferry trip to Viðey island and discounts on various tours, in shops and on services. 


Reykjavík Festival City

Reykjavík City is a hotbed of activity all year round, with a remarkable number of annual festivals and seasonal events attracting countless festivalgoers and media attention from around the world.

The Capital Area

The Reykjavík Capital Area is the country's largest and most populated city and currently home to 232.070 people (2019), that's two-thirds of the entire Icelandic population!

Museums in Reykjavik

Map of museums in Reykjavik

Parking in Reykjavik

Map of parking spaces in Reykjavik

Swimming in Reykjavik

Map of pools in Reykjavik