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Address: Reykjavik, Iceland
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Recommend starting/ending your stroll along the seaside from here!

Wanted to see this site for its historical value, especially now with whats been going on in the US with the new administration. Unfortunately, as somebody else mentioned, there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Huntington Beach, California
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Landstuhl, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Worth a brief look if you were around when Reagan was president. No interior viewing. It's worth 5-10 minutes.

Thank Matthew B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the place where the Reykjavik Summit between Ronald Regan and M. Gorbbachev took place, ending the cold war. It was not open - not sure if it is open to tour - but worth a look for history's sake.

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wanted to see this site for its historical value, especially now with whats been going on in the US with the new administration. Unfortunately, as somebody else mentioned, there isn't much to see here, because you can't go into the house itself. But I did find the limited information provided on the plaque/signboards interesting. So I suggest this spot for... More 

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United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hofti House is the scene of the famous Reagan Gorbachev summit that ultimately heralded the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War. Indeed there is now a section of the wall that was presented to the country on quiet display across the green from the house itself. The house is one of the oldest in... More 

Thank Ste M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice house once you know the historic value of the house however i am not sure most people would consider the house as a must see

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Wetumpka, Alabama, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So cool to see a place I have long seen on TV since the 1980's and stand there on the steps and pose right where Reagan and Gorbechav did!

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a look at this historic venue, while walking the coast-line of Reykjavik. It was fascinating to learn it had been shipped from Norway in "kit-form" over 100 years ago, and had been the venue of such an important meeting about the "cold war". Such a shame its not possible to view the interior...? That said, still worth a... More 

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Beechgrove, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a spectacular building in itself, but world changing history was made here during the Cold War. It was here that a semi-secret meeting (the Iceland Summit) between U.S. President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev of the U.S.S.R. occurred in 1986. This is mainly a photo opportunity for history buffs, but nothing I'd suggest going out of your way to visit.... More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When booking Reykjavik my father told me about Hofdi house being there and I'd never heard of it, thankfully he gave me some information because surrounding the house there is very little information. It's not open to the public so basically takes about 10 minutes to read the signs and take a few pictures. Obviously there is not much else... More 

Thank Tegan1309
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice historical place facing the sea front. It is where the former president of the United States Ronald Reagan met the former Russian president Gorbachev met and discussed wirld issues. Nice french designed building. It is a short stroll from the Viking ship. You can give it a miss if you do not have time. It is... More 

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