About Reykjavik in Iceland
Located on the Seltjarnarnes peninsula, in the southwest part of the island, Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of Iceland. It is a centre of business, commerce, industry, transport and culture of the island. Most of the houses in Reykjavík keep warm through the geothermal heating system. This kind of system is the largest in the world. Reykjavik has a large airport. It is world's most northern national capital, with a population of 120,000 residents. Reykjavik is a wet city, with over 200 rainy days on average each year.
Reykjavík has a variety of attractions to offer visitors.
The Árbær Folk Museum is Iceland's largest open-air museum, which documents the history of society in Reykjavik and Iceland.
The Reykjavík Municipal Art Museum has an wide range of modern and more established Icelandic and foreign art. Hallgrímur, which is a 73 metres high, is the largest church in Iceland. The Perlan
is circular glass building on the top of Oskjuhlíð Hill, which is probably Reykjavik's most notable landmark.
The Old Town is an ideal place for a walk at sunset of a day. Geysir and Gullfoss is most visited natural wonders that the falling water leap high into the air. Other tourist attraction include the Parliament House, the Westman Islands, the National Park and
the City Hall.