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Hallgrímskirkja, completed in 1986, is a Lutheran parish church in Reykjavik, Iceland. Named after the Icelandic poet and clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson, it stands as a striking example of expressionist architecture and is one of the tallest and most recognizable structures in Iceland.

Opening Hours: Open daily. Summer (May to September): 9 AM – 9 PM, Winter (October to April): 10 AM – 5 PM.

Entry Fees: Free for worship. Tower viewing: Adults 1000 ISK, Children (7-14) 100 ISK, Students 100 ISK.

Points of Interest: The majestic 73-meter-tall tower with an observation deck, the grand pipe organ, minimalist interior design, and stunning stained glass windows.

Facilities: Restrooms are available on-site. Various cafes and restaurants are located nearby, and street parking is accessible around the area.

Guided Tours: Guided tours are available upon request, often led by church staff. Costs vary, so it’s advisable to contact the church office for details and to book in advance.

Tips and Recommendations: Visit during the early morning or late afternoon to avoid crowds. The tower offers incredible views of Reykjavik, especially during clear weather. Attend a Sunday service for an authentic experience, and don’t forget to explore the surrounding neighborhoods filled with unique Icelandic art and culture.

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