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:

September 2018

Reykjavík, Capital Region, Iceland

Ξ City of Reykjavík webpage

Ξ Visit Reykjavík webpage

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

See also:

Sunset in ReykjavíkReykjavík at nightHallgrímskirkja, ReykjavíkCoast walk in ReykjavíkPerlan – the Pearl of Reykjavik

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