May 22, 2007

Iceland - Reykjavik Town and Churches

The Hallgrímskirkja (named after Icelandic poet Hallgrimur Petursson) church is one of the tallest and most dramatic buildings in Iceland. The very large organ (5275 pipes) was also impressive.

The older, official "parish church" of Reykjavik is of a simpler design but pretty in its own way.

We spent the rest of the morning taking pictures of anything that looked interesting - below is a small sampling:

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