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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
Get to know the history of Reykjavík
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
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.

The City Areas
Hafnarfjörður harbour

The Reykjavík Capital Area is the country's largest and most populated city and currently home to 234.910 people (2020), that's two-thirds of the entire Icelandic population!

Museums in Reykjavík
Map of museums in Reykjavík

Map of museums in Reykjavík 

Parking in Reykjavík
Map of parking lots in Reykjavík

Map of parking spaces in Reykjavik

Swimming in Reykjavík
Map of swimming pools in Reykjavík

Map of pools in Reykjavík