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Icelandic Opera (Islenska Operan)

Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 1475
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Islenska Operan

Beautiful - the windows and the views are worth the visit alone. Tours are available for a price... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elaine B
Ocean, New Jersey, United States
We almost skipped it

I was not sure about coming in here, but I am so glad that we did. We did not stay long or catch an... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Jonathan H
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Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 1475
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful - the windows and the views are worth the visit alone. Tours are available for a price - we just wanted to wander around and soak it up. The cafe inside was very nice as was the inside market. The architecture was amazing.

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I was not sure about coming in here, but I am so glad that we did. We did not stay long or catch an event. There was a little gift shop that had some cool stuff to look at. However, it was so beautiful inside....More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is certainly an architectural must see, we spent an age wandering up and down the stair cases, looking at the changes in view, the way the glass "crystals" line up in an infinite view. We were lucky enough to see someone having a private...More

Thank Suffolk-Hobbit
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a wonderful building with glass that throws light and shadows everywhere.. Amazing. Stunning and beautiful.

Thank HFP52
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Wow, we were entranced by the Opera House. It is so impressive, so unusual, and so captivating! We went during "daylight" (dead of winter) when it was snowing, and then returned in the darkness (early evening after dinner). Worth going twice, as the lighting interacts...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I only had 1-2 hours in downtown and consider this a must see. You can go inside as well. Nice gift shop and seems to have rotating exhibits. It has a cafe serving food and drinks. The architecture is worth a visit inside to really...More

1  Thank dfbjumps
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stopped in and looked around. They have a really cool gift shop. We didn't stay too long but it was pretty.

2  Thank M7793JAlaurad
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning building and a great photo opportunity of the harbour, bay and the opera house itself. It's a building that shouldn't be missed as there's not another one like it. Free to have a roam around invite.

1  Thank Sast14
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Reykjavik is an artsy city and this building is a part of the cultural scene. It dominates the area where it is situated. As you approach the sun plays with the building in a way that gives off a cool aura. The interior is open...More

1  Thank Frank Y
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Definitely go see the Opera, it is very interesteing architecture. Seems to be all glass which changes color by the minute depending on the sun and clouds. There is also a restaurant there but we did not eat there. Worth a stop though.

1  Thank Lasa88
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