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Parliament House (Althingishus)

Austurvollur Sq., Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 563 0631
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Austurvollur Sq., Reykjavik, Iceland
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+354 563 0631
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"icelandic parliament"
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"beautiful building"
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"roof line"
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"worth a visit"
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"walking tour"
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"history"
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"century"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This building is located close to the centre and if you didn’t know it was the Icelandic Parliament you wouldn’t think too much of it. You can walk though the back garden which is small but very nicely laid out. Interesting to see if you...More

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

find it and then compare it to your own parliment try to spot the police really none - a very suprising place

Thank j2tatum
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

As home to the longest established parlaiment on the planet this is historically a big hitter. Being British I have heard Westminster described as the mother of all parlaiments and held up as something of an historical model for others - when in fact the...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

when you stand in front of it you can see in the center of the roof the crown of Christian IX, King of Denmark, who was the monarch of Iceland when the building was completed in 1881 (you can see the date just below the...More

2  Thank Marion W
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We first saw the Parliament Building on our walking food tour. It's a beautiful building, and if not too crowed you can get a great shot of it from the lawn across the street. People we hanging out and having picnics. We didn't take a...More

Thank TheLoftins
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Parliament House houses the Icelandic legislature. It is small, and has a lovely, though tiny, garden behind the building.

Thank Mark P
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the Icelandic Parliament House. It is modest in size, an attractive old building with a modern addition. It is worth your time to walk around and especially to visit the gardens around back as you contemplate the historic importance of the Icelandic Parliament...More

Thank AlexanderD
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We just knocked on the door and asked the elderly security guard could we go to the viewers gallery which was no problem once we kept quiet. There we watched a very sombre parliamentary debate between a couple of MP's, stayed for a few minutes...More

Thank generator5000
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

As part of our walking tour, we stopped at the Parliament. It is a beautiful building with a colorful history. Our guide told us many stories and explained the statutes in the adjacent park and told us all about the carvings on the building. Great...More

Thank virginian9
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Still functioning. Older thanGreat Britain. Older than US Congress and older than Russia's Duma. There is history here!

Thank seetheworld010
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