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Visit While in City Center

Another place to visit while in the City Center. Nice for photos and nice views across the water - fun to walk around if the weather is nice.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Germantown, Tennessee
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32 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Unfortunately ,not many people around us could recognize the place for its historical importance. You know, the Reagan Gorbachev meetings. I've seen documentaries, pictures, etc. but the only thing it-said there was that it was some sort of haunted house.

Thank Victoria Q
Germantown, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another place to visit while in the City Center. Nice for photos and nice views across the water - fun to walk around if the weather is nice.

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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hofdi House is located close to the Fosshotel Reykjavik just across from the waterfront. I dont think it is open to the public but it is an interesting historic building which wqs once the British embassy and back in the 1986 was the venue for the Reykjavik summit between Regan and Gorbachev.

Thank polar1
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A place I was keen to see and was surprised by its prominent location and simplicity, not much to see but take a photo and remind yourself of its role in the end of the cold wae

Thank r0blin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house is situated right near the waterfront and has nothing else built near it except a couple of statues. We never went inside (not even sure if you can) but it's a place where all the tours stop for photo opportunities. With the sun on it the house looks like one you would love to own, but in poor... More 

Thank AlgernonPB
Wil, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In 1986 Reagan and Gorbachev met here to talk about the end of the cold war. Nowadays, the house seems small given the importance of the event.

Thank ginkgobiloba1
Chipperfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As most foreign heads of state make this a "must see" building, we thought that we should visit it. It is not open to the general public though one can knock on the door at any time. It sits on a protected piece of land not far from the centre of Reykjavik and overlooking the sea. Most people accept the... More 

Thank Want2Rove
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little house with a lot of Icelandic history. A great photography location with the snowy back drop!

Thank Steph L
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Taken here by our guide from Travel Department who explained the history of the house. It was a pity that we couldn't enter but there was plenty of info on boards around the building

Thank jamsg111
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Northern Lights had just made an appearance as I checked into the Fosshotel Lind in Reykjavik so I went walking about trying to see them. I came upon this building that looked like a house. A few days later at the end of an excursion to the golden circle I was shown this building and told of it's importance.... More 

Thank Krista W

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