Reykjavík – the Smoke Cove

Reykjavík (Smoke Cove / Bay of Smoke)– the capital and largest city of Iceland, located at Faxaflói bay, in Capital Region, with approx. 131 000 inhabitants. One of the cleanest, greenest and safest cities on Earth. First settlement was set up here in 874, a town was founded in 1785. The name of the city comes from the steam (“smoke”) from the hot springs.

Sights / Things to do in Reykjavík:



Reykjavík, Capital Region, Iceland

Ξ City of Reykjavík webpage

Ξ Visit Reykjavík webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps


See also:

Sunset in Reykjavík

Reykjavík by night

Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík

Coast walk in Reykjavík

Perlan – the Pearl of Reykjavik


Iceland on 40thousandkm.com

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