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Matthiasarhus

Eyrarlandsvegur 3, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Nice

A little very nice place to visit when in Akureyri. Lovely gardens out the front with waterfall and... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2015
rhthomas1980
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Cairns, Australia
Wonderful historical trip back in time

The house was well tended, had information that provided a detailed glimpse into the past, and was... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2015
Kathy334
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United States
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good68%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 Oct 2015
“Nice”
21 Aug 2015
“Wonderful historical trip back in time”
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Eyrarlandsvegur 3, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

A little very nice place to visit when in Akureyri. Lovely gardens out the front with waterfall and a nice location in the downtown area.

Thank rhthomas1980
Reviewed 22 August 2015

The house was well tended, had information that provided a detailed glimpse into the past, and was quite interesting. The person manning the desk was willing to answer questions. The information about the work done on the northern lights was quite informative.

Thank Kathy334
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We walked past this pretty house with a waterfall stairway without realising its significance. When we researched later we found it was the home of local poet whose memory is very close to the hearts of the Icelandic people.

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 27 June 2014

I thought it was a really pretty design. They made this little tiered garden you can walk up and down. There are benches above the waterfall that you can sit on and just watch the town below. The house wasn't open the day we went...More

1  Thank IOGWFH
Reviewed 6 June 2012

5 star for historic value but maybe not that interesting for foreigners not knowing anything about icelandic history. As an icelander I love this house and just spending time in the very same house as Matthías Jochumsson, a well known priest, poem and a caracter...More

2  Thank Eggert E
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