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Reykjavik parliament square

Having landed on the wrong side of midnight we didn't get up very early on our first day in the city, we took a walk to try to find our way around the city. Our hotel was on the same square as the parliament building.

IMGP3771.JPG Skúli Magnússon
IMGP3772.JPG This is believed to be the site of one of the earliest sacred places in the country.
IMGP3773.JPG Georg Schierbeck
IMGP3774.JPG The understated city centre cathedral


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