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Address: Alftanes, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Beautiful Setting

This is the residence of the Icelandic President. We actually got to see him in the distance near the house with his children. The house is in a beautiful setting.

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457 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the residence of the Icelandic President. We actually got to see him in the distance near the house with his children. The house is in a beautiful setting.

Thank yellowbirdVermont
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71 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The is the President's residence just outside of Reykjavik. It's a white building with a church nearby. We visited for 10 minutes in a city tour, which was enough time-wise. You can only view the front of the house for security reasons.

Thank JM2136
United Kingdom
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522 reviews
241 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I was suprised by the lack of security (there is none) around the official residence of the Icelandic President. Indeed, as my Greyline tour coach approached the site, the Presidential limousine stopped to let us park and the President and his wife then gave us a wave as they passed by ! Not the usual situation in this day and... More 

Thank Ste M
Reading, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

My mom and I went to this place to see where the president lived. The first time we went up the driveway, we stopped and asked an Icelander if we could go up. She said yes, but to respect the president's privacy. It is a rather nice place. The church looks beautiful, though we didn't tour it. There were no... More 

Thank Maxwell S
North Muskegon, Michigan
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60 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

A very silent place to pay one's respect and to recognize that cooperation can be ccomplished between enemies. Here, nearly 20 Yeats ago, the American President R.Reagan met the Russian Premier, M. Gorbachev and agreed to ''tear down that wall'' and thereby uniyfing East and West Germany. Called the Berlin Wall, it's demise attracted thousands of participants to the event... More 

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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

A very nice, quiet and peacefully place in the nature. Very green, you can hear the birds and see the beautiful surroundings. Would be very nice to live here...

Thank andytiroler
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a pretty building located on a peninsular of Reykjavik. It is a church that is open to the public. However, it didn’t look very welcoming as the doors were shut and there were signs notifying the public where they could and couldn’t go. I was scared I might go into the wrong section! So I daren’t venture any... More 

Thank HellyWelly93
Detroit, Michigan
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149 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We stopped here and walked around the grounds. We did not tour the inside of anything other than the church. It is nice to see where Iceland's president lives but there is nothing extremely exciting about the landscape. While visiting, a group of people came to the church and were playing musical instruments and singing. We have no idea what... More 

Thank Amy B
Provincetown, Massachusetts
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662 reviews
312 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is an interesting site as it is the home of Iceland's president. It is simple, but still worth the trip. The grounds are beautifully maintained and it is surely a peaceful place. The church, which is on the property belongs to the people. Security is minimal underscoring the safety associated with and enjoyed by those living in Iceland. It... More 

Halifax, Canada
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1,136 reviews
579 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,613 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

The church out front of the presidents home was more interesting and the views were very good. Not a security guard or fence anywhere at this home and it was nice to see that.

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