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Beautiful mass in Spanish

When we lived in Iceland in the late 1970s the Catholic population was a little more then 1000... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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Beautiful church

Beautiful church to look at, kind of tucked away in a more rural area. If you enjoy old... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

When we lived in Iceland in the late 1970s the Catholic population was a little more then 1000. Much to our surprise when we contacted the cathedral we found out that they had multiple masses on both Saturday and Sunday and one was even in...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church to look at, kind of tucked away in a more rural area. If you enjoy old architecture it’s great to go see.

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

This church is very different from any other church that I've ever seen. It will astound you. Each side of the church will give you a different view.

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The Catholic Church, also known as the Christ The King Cathedral, occupies a prime hilltop site just a few moments walk from the centre of town, with it’s height answering the other great “church on a hill”, Hallgrímskirkja. It first opened in 1929, designed in...More

1  Thank JLloydLondon
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We attended Mass in English here on our recent visit to Iceland. It’s a gorgeous church . The mass was beautiful and great singing .Stunning architecture and stained glass windows. The community are very friendly and we were invited for coffee afterwards. The priest that...More

Thank Monica o
Reviewed 21 May 2018

In the western part of Reykjavik next to the Embassy area and a school as the nabo you will find the Catholic Cathedral of Island. It is also named Kristkirkja. Is was build on a hill and opened on the 23rd of June 1929 and...More

3  Thank Danes55
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We attended mass here which happened to be in polish. Beautiful to experience it and a gorgeous church

3  Thank Delford M
Reviewed 9 February 2018

My wife and I hiked up the hill from the Parliament Building at mid-afternoon (maybe 10 minutes, as part of a trek to the National Museum) on a Thursday in January only to discover it to be closed. But the sun came out for a...More

2  Thank Ganfo
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This church is off the beaten path and absolutely gorgeous! My husband and I admired the architecture inside and out. It was one of our favorite churches in Iceland.

1  Thank imcarriebk
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This church is not very far from the city center. Is very beautiful and is surrounded by nice gardens and a graveyard. Must visit.

2  Thank Fran G
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Emilija S
22 December 2014|
Response from longwalker2015 |
I attended a beautiful midnight mass at 23:59 exactly on 24/12/16 The church has a website giving time of services in English. catholica@catholica.is Sunday mass 08:30 Polish 10:30 Icelandic 13:00Polish 15:00... More