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Perlan, Reykjavik

4.3
#3 of 130 in Museums in Iceland
A city landmark, Perlan features an exhibit space, shops, restaurant, and viewing platform. The ground-floor area, called the Wonders of Iceland, hosts an exhibit about Icelandic nature. On the fourth floor, browse one of the oldest gift stores in Iceland, with an emphasis on Icelandic artwork. Walk around the building on the wraparound viewing platform, which offers a 360-degree look at the city and surrounding area. Enjoy a meal in the restaurant, which provides spectacular views of Reykjavik or take in a show at the planetarium. Plan to see Perlan and other attractions that appeal to you using our Reykjavik online trip builder .
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  • we caught the free shuttle from the Harpa opera house to Perlan. It runs every half hour. great views from the viewing deck as well as the restaurant where we sat and had a cocktail. We did not do the...  more »
  • We visited just after a maintenance break and the planetarium was not open but a discounted price was given and there is still plenty to see and do. The technology used in some of the displays is grea...  more »
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  • Great location with good views of the capital. The expositions are very informative and well displayed. The cafe and restaurant at the top floor are perfect to dine with a view and to scape from the cold outside.
  • The nature of Iceland exhibition, from under the sea through the lava fields up to the glaciers. Possibility to visit an artificial ice cave, excellent planetarium and beautiful 360 degree view of Reykjavik. A bit pricey, but hey, what isn't?
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