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Visit Reykjavík is the official marketing agency of Reykjavík city, responsible for worldwide marketing. 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 is a small city with a big heart
Laugardalslaug public pool

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.  Museums and exhibitions are open as well as restaurants and bars.

Reykjavík History
Þjóðhátíðargleði Árbæjarsafns
Despite Reykjavík being the first inhabited place in Iceland, it wasn’t until the 18th century that a small town began to grow around Ingólfur’s former homestead.
Itinerary ideas for Reykjavík
Skólavörðustígur in Reykjavík
There is so much to do in Reykjavík! With many museums, art galleries, nature spots, activities, shops and restaurants, it's easy to keep busy. But don't worry we've put together a few itinerary ideas which you can use to help explore our beautiful city!
Practical Information
The top of Hallgrímskirkja and overview of the city
Prepare yourself for your upcoming trip with all the information needed for a visit to Reykjavík
7 Ways Reykjavík Perfectly Combines Nature & City Life
If you’re looking for a place that effortlessly intertwines the conveniences of city life with the restorative powers of nature, look no further than Reykjavík.
11 Little Known Facts About Reykjavík
Overview of Reykjavík
Reykjavík is Iceland’s charming and vibrant capital that’s brimming with artefacts, historical buildings, and fun activities that give you deeper insight into the country’s culture, history, nature, and language.
Reykjavík Festival City
Culture night festival during day

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.

Respecting diversity LGBTQIA+ Reykjavík
Reykjavik is very proud of its LGBTQ+ community and has become quite the beacon of rainbow-coloured light in the past few years.
Geothermal pools in Reykjavík
Laugardalslaug swimming pool at night

Swimming pools in Iceland are nothing like in most European Cities. If you truly want to follow in the footsteps of the locals, you should visit one of Reykjavík's 17 swimming pools.