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Reykjavik the capital of Iceland

These are Miki recommended experiences that you don’t want to miss in Reykjavik.


Hallgrimskirkja is an iconic Lutheran parish church in Reykjavik, and is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. Designed by architect Gudjon Samuelsson, it was inspired by Iceland's natural landscapes, particularly the basalt columns found throughout the country. The church's towering facade rises to a height of 73 meters, making it the tallest building in Iceland and offering panoramic views of the city from its observation tower. Hallgrimskirkja also houses the largest organ in the country.

Harpa Concert hall

Harpa Concert Hall is a striking contemporary landmark , famous for its innovative architecture and cultural significance. Designed by Henning Larsen Architects in collaboration with artist Olafur Eliasson, the building's facade is composed of geometric glass panels that reflect Iceland's dramatic landscapes and changing light. Completed in 2011, Harpa serves as a premier venue for concerts, conferences, and events, featuring world-class acoustics and state-of-the-art facilities. As a hub for arts and culture in Iceland, Harpa Concert Hall stands as a symbol of the country's creativity and artistic vitality.

The national museum guided tour in English

The National Museum of Iceland is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the history and heritage of the Icelandic nation. Established in 1863, it is one of the country's oldest and most important museums, featuring artifacts, artworks, and exhibits spanning from the settlement period to the present day. The museum's collections include archaeological finds, historical documents, medieval manuscripts, and ethnographic objects, providing insight into Iceland's past and cultural identity.

The Icelandic Phallological Museum

We must mention this museum to you, as this is a museum that you may not come across anywhere else in the world. The worldʹs only genuine penis museum, The Icelandic Phallological Museum, is dedicated to collecting, studying and presenting actual phalluses and all things phallic. It was founded by curator Sigurður Hjartarson in 1997. With its quirky and intriguing exhibits, the Icelandic Phallological Museum offers a one-of-a-kind experience for those curious about anatomy, biology, and human culture. You might want to visit it to satisfy your curiosity.

Flyover Iceland

FlyOver Iceland is an immersive flight simulation experience offering visitors a breathtaking journey through Iceland's stunning landscapes. The attraction utilizes state-of-the-art technology, including motion seats, wind, mist, and scents, to enhance the immersive experience. Throughout the virtual flight, guests are treated to stunning aerial footage of Iceland's iconic landmarks, including glaciers, waterfalls, volcanoes, and geysers. Which parts of Iceland have you already been to? And any other places that draw my interest for a next time visit?

Whale watching

Whale watching in Reykjavik offers visitors the opportunity to observe majestic marine mammals in their natural habitat year-round. Excursions typically depart from Reykjavik's Old Harbor, out onto the bay and beyond in search of humpback whales, minke whales, and orcas, as well as other marine life such as dolphins and seabirds. Knowledgeable guides provide insights into the behavior and biology of the animals while ensuring a safe and informative experience for all participants.

Whale of Iceland - Museum

Before or after the whale watching tour, how about going to the Whale museum and taking a deeper understanding of the whale history and whale resource of the Icelandic waters? The museum features life-size replicas of various whale species suspended from the ceiling, providing visitors with a sense of the whales' immense size and beauty. Whale of Iceland offers a unique and educational experience, highlighting the importance of protecting whales and their oceanic habitats.

Lava show

The Lava Show is an exhilarating attraction offering visitors the opportunity to witness the power and beauty of flowing lava. Participants gather in a specially designed theater equipped with a glass viewing area, allowing them to observe molten lava up close. The trained performers recreate the mesmerizing spectacle of molten lava flowing and cascading, simulating an authentic volcanic eruption. The show combines elements of science, art, and entertainment to educate guests about the geological forces that shape Iceland's landscape.

Lava tunnel tour

The Lava Tunnel Tour offers adventurers the chance to explore an extraordinary natural phenomenon beneath the surface of Iceland. Participants venture into a vast subterranean lava tube, formed thousands of years ago by volcanic activity. Equipped with helmets and flashlights, visitors traverse the tunnel's rugged terrain, marveling at the unique geological formations created by molten lava. Knowledgeable guides provide insights into the tunnel's formation, explaining the volcanic processes that shaped Iceland's landscape.

Blue Lagoon - Geothermal spa

The Blue Lagoon is an iconic destination for wellness and relaxation in Iceland, well known for its mineral-rich, milky-blue waters. The lagoon's temperature hovers around 37-40°C (98-104°F), making it an inviting and relaxing experience year-round. Visitors can soak in the lagoon's soothing waters, surrounded by a stark, otherworldly landscape of lava fields and steam rising from the earth. The Blue Lagoon also offers luxurious amenities, including silica mud masks, saunas, and in-water massage services, ensuring a rejuvenating spa experience.

Sky Lagoon - Geothermal spa

Sky Lagoon is another stunning geothermal spa situated near Reykjavík, offering visitors a unique and luxurious wellness experience. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the lagoon features a large infinity-edge design, allowing guests to soak in the soothing geothermal waters while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding coastal scenery. The spa offers a range of amenities, including hot pools, cold plunge pools, steam rooms, and relaxation areas, providing a comprehensive and rejuvenating experience - called the ‘Seven-Step Ritual’ as sky lagoon emphasized. Guests are often amazed to see how much their skin can be significantly nutrimed after the spa.

Hvammsvík Hot Springs - Geothermal spa

Hvammsvik hot spring is nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Iceland, near the Hvammsfjordur fjord. It offers a serene and natural bathing experience, surrounded by rugged beauty and tranquility. The hot spring has eight different hot springs that vary in sizes and temperatures. Hvammsvik provides an opportunity to immerse oneself in Iceland's geothermal wonders, with its warm waters flowing from deep within the Earth's crust. Visitors can indulge in a blissful soak while admiring the stunning view of majestic mountains and black beaches.

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