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Kolaportid Flea Market

Tryggvagata 19 | Old Harbour, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 562 5030
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Above expectations!

Having read the mixed reviews of the market, I meandered along about 11.30 as it isn't far from my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Pop in if you're passing on a Saturday - nothing special

It's ok, bit like any British weekend outdoor market, loads of cheap tat. Food area was good, got... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Karen G
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good27%
  • Average44%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
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“dried fish” (20 reviews)
“food market” (8 reviews)
“wool sweaters” (6 reviews)
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Tryggvagata 19 | Old Harbour, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having read the mixed reviews of the market, I meandered along about 11.30 as it isn't far from my hotel and was also near a bakery I wanted to visit. Very pleasantly surprised. Yes there's stalls of Chinese tat and local secondhand items which may...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's ok, bit like any British weekend outdoor market, loads of cheap tat. Food area was good, got to try some cake and biccies and bought some chocs and sweets. Really nothing special at all, but worth half hour of your time.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have said, it's an interesting market just to wander through. Mostly second hand stuff, but there are a few vendors selling new items. We actually bought a nice bracelet from an artisan that had a booth there. They have a small food area...More

Thank Samndjsdad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is like every other flea market (garage sale). I couldn’t even find useless stocking stuffers for Christmas. Skip it.

Thank T P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skip this flea market unless you're looking to purchase food items. Everything else is a waste of time. Very few items were authentic if that is important to you. We hoped to find some good Icelandic treasures but did not.

Thank brewer204
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a true flea market so for that real experience this review is four blobs. The flea market is mid sized and offers a mix of used items as well some new ones. Not an upscale market by any means so don't expect it...More

Thank Whereheart_wanders
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Kolaportid is a flea market that is only open on Saturdays from 11am to 5pm. They sell everything from wool sweaters, lava jewelry, old books, second hand clothes, and old DVDs/CDs to baked goods, candy, and fish. There is also a stand that sells Icelandic...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Let me start off by saying this wasn't what i had dreamed but it was still pretty awesome. The 3 coolest things I saw here where the opportunity to sample some of Iceland's famous fermented shark - Hakarl, for free and buy small portions for...More

1  Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This flea market is definitely a mixed bag...it gives you access to some great souvenir options at a much lower cost than in many of the standalone alone shops. However, in order to find those, you need to sort through stalls of used goods. You...More

Thank Heather V
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

On my second visit to Iceland, I decided to go to the Kolaportid Flea Market again, this time on Saturday before visiting the magnificent Whales of Iceland museum and am VERY glad I did😀. I don't understand why people don't appreciate this place. There are...More

4  Thank Tigerman777
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dcuttle1
2 September 2017|
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Response from QuodErat | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about "sand". But there were several vendors selling jewelry made from naturally rounded basalt beach pebbles.
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Lisa L
22 October 2016|
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Response from Keith W | Reviewed this property |
Quite a lot of vendors take card, and for those that do not, an ATM is provided next to the exit so cash is easily accessible.
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antigravity28
22 October 2015|
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Response from Tigerman777 | Reviewed this property |
Hi antigravity28, I just came back from Reykjavik three days ago and yes you can find "garage sale" sweaters for reasonable prices, but many are classics, some with blemishes of some sort or another. I bought a new one for... More
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