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Icelandic Opera (Islenska Operan)

Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 1475
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Stopped for a light lunch

Stunning exterior, moving illuminations during evening and coloured glass façade catches the light... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2015
H0gg1t
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
lovely and architecture is outstanding

peaceful and beautiful building located on the water harbor . nice for a quick stroll just to... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2015
DrMaureenE
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Ridgewood,NJ
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Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

Stunning exterior, moving illuminations during evening and coloured glass façade catches the light beautifully. We had lunch in the ground floor café, a little expensive for an open sandwich, however service good. Seems to have a full international programme of Opera and concerts, which we...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2015

peaceful and beautiful building located on the water harbor . nice for a quick stroll just to admire the beauty . Doesn't need to be more than 20 minutes but well worth a stroll through .

1  Thank DrMaureenE
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

This place hosts a lot of cultural events for a variety of interests. It is also free to enter and stop by their store, look at the sea behind and enjoy the interesting architecture.

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Reviewed 12 October 2015

This is a magnificent structure was made of glass. The building is like a huge mirror that reflecting the sunlight and the sky. So the image on the glass is changing all the time. This is a very unique and impressive place to visit, even...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Beautiful. This building is in contrast to many of the old buildings in Reykjavik. We were there at night and the place was busy with tours leaving for the Northern Lights. This is a people place. We saw a lot of young people coming in...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2015

Beautiful building, amazing geometric shapes, peaceful inside perhaps it was just the time of year I was there, February. Mesmerising to watch the building from the street at night the way the colours flow are dance into each other is fabulous. Didn't pay to do...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2015

really modern piece of architecture with a huge amount of glass panels set at varying angles which refract the light to give a wonderful internal light show

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Reviewed 9 September 2015

Its really a monument over Reykavik, its a building everyone who had been there will remember. Inside is more special then outside and your fantasy will go to a bee-cube the colors and the manin stair is just amazing.

Thank Tigram1
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Reviewed 4 September 2015

This place is so cool, the architecture is to behold, indid not see a performance butnjust wondered around and did a lot of photo shots .. A photography dream

Thank Catepmv
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

Breathtaking architecture. Evokes sky and the sea with sunlight reflecting off of glaciers and ice. Beautifully donw. Just walking through the space is fun.

Thank kyle10014
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