Things to See in Reykjavik: Part Two

There are some things you should see while you are in's the (not so) short list of things you shouldn't miss!

The Hallgrimskirkja: the Lutheran parish of Reykjavik. Also happens to have one of the best views of the city from the tippy top. Pay six dollars to the nice parish lady in the office for your ticket up. I'm pretty positive that you could go up with out the ticket, but only if you want to get the Lutheran god mad at you.

On your way down the hill after your visit, be sure to stop at Cafe Loki and definitely get the skyr cake. I didn't and I wanted to eat all of Fiance's.

The Harpa: Iceland's newest (and coolest) concert hall and conference center. It even lights up at night! Be sure to take a picture of your group like the one below when you arrive!

The Culture House where you can see the medieval manuscripts, Eddas and Sagas, which were added to UNESCO's Memory of the World Registrar in 2009. The Culture House was my pick and Fiance and Becca made fun that OF COURSE one of the only things Kate wanted to do was look at DOCUMENTS. SHE IS SUCH A DORK that Kate. Guys, you all laugh...documents! Ha ha ha!

Becca and Fiance both said it was one of the coolest things we did, you're welcome. And we got to take some pretty great pictures in the not so serious non-UNESCO parts of the museum.

You should know that these were body parts and that the exhibit was "out of order". Make of that what you will. 

Baejarins Beztu Hotdogs: five bucks for a soda and a hotdog with some strange (read: delicious) sauce and fried onions. I ate two and I didn't even feel bad about it.

Guys those are hotdog HOLDERS in the middle of that picnic table!

The Perlan: a contender with Hallgrimskirkja for the best view in the city with panoramic views and telescopes (which may or may not work). Also, they have a cafeteria where you can get ice cream...I'd recommend the blueberry. It also has the Saga Museum which we skipped because seriously you can only handle so much viking history on one trip.
Us in front of a list of people who got married there! 

I was going to leave this out, but I just can't. You MUST go to The Tjornin and see the giant birds. Don't get too close though because I'm pretty sure they can murder you with their giant feet.

End giant post on Reykjavik. Congratulations if you made it to the end!

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