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Capital Region

4.3
Churches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Nightlife
The capital region of the world's northernmost capital city, Reykjavik, boasts colorful buildings, lots of personality, and a rich culture. Forget skyscrapers and traffic jams in Iceland's biggest city. Instead, you can experience provincial charm in an urban setting. Peoplewatch while sipping coffee at a cafe, check out the local art scene, and stay up late enjoying this destination's thriving nightlife. Most Icelandic trips begin in this region because it houses the capital and several natural attractions. If you don't have time to explore the diverse landscapes across this country, visit local sites to view a land shaped by glacial activity, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. Plan your holiday in Capital Region and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our Iceland tour itinerary website.
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Popular things to do in Capital Region

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Church
Hallgrimskirkja Reykjavik
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Spa
Spas Reykjavik
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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Monument
Sun Voyager Reykjavik
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
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Food Tour
Food Tours Reykjavik
4.9
Duration: 3h 30 min

Tours in Capital Region

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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours Reykjavik
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours Reykjavik
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours Reykjavik
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours Mosfellsbaer
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Capital Region

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History Museum
National Museum of Iceland Reykjavik
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Volcano House Reykjavik
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Aurora Reykjavik Reykjavik
4.1
Duration: 30 minutes
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History Museum
Saga Museum Reykjavik
3.7
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Capital Region

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History Museum
Tales from Iceland Reykjavik
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours Reykjavik
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Dogsledding Iceland Mosfellsbaer
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Capital Region

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Historic Site
Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition Reykjavik
4.2
Duration: 30 minutes
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Historic Site
Hannesarholt Reykjavik
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Walking Area
Reykjavik Open Air Museum Reykjavik
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Lighthouse
Grotta Lighthouse Reykjavik
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Capital Region

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Flea Market
Kolaportid Flea Market Reykjavik
1.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Lucky Records Reykjavik
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
JS Watch Company Reykjavik
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Kraum Reykjavik
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Nightlife
Arctic Shots Hafnarfjordur
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours Reykjavik
4.5
Duration: 8 hours
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Observation Deck
Perlan Reykjavik
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing Reykjavik
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min