Hallgrímskirkja 'Church of Hallgrímur' is the largest church in Iceland, standing 73m high and taking 38 years to build, being completed in 1986. It is named after Hallgrímur Pétursson, a poet from the 1600s. The structure is inspired by basalt columns, which can be found in several places on the Icelandic coast.
The Sun Voyager
An informal car enthusiast gathering outside Harpa concert hall and entertainment venue
The suburban edge of central Reykjavik
Thufa is a new art piece by artist Ólöf Nordal – a turf mound adorned with a fish-drying hut. There is a relaxing view of Reykjavik's harbour activities from the top.
"Poor Ugly" street art in progress in central Reykjavík. See the finished art at tinyurl.com/zxnpmrx
Menningarnótt (Culture Night) festival in Reykjavik is a day of art, food, music and fireworks. Laugavegur, shown here, is the main street in 101 Reykjavik [editorial use only, faces have been blurred]
Skálmöld at Menningarnótt [editorial use only]
Mammút playing at Menningarnótt [editorial use only]
Vilborg Ása Dýradóttir
Katrína Kata Mogensen & drummer, Andri Bjartur Jakobsson
Kata (R) and Alexandra Baldursdóttir
During the Culture Night festival, people could play Pong on the side of the Harpa building, using a free app
Over 100,000 people attended the Menningarnótt (Culture Night) festival which closed with fireworks beside Harpa
Historic Glaumbær Farm, showing typical turf-roofed homes that were used as recently as the 1940s. A farm has existed on the site since the 11th Century.
The Horse House
Hvítserkur rock, decorated by local birdlife, and Blönduós township across the fjord
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