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The Toy Collection in Fridbjarnarhouse
The Toy Collection in Fridbjarnarhouse

No marker available. Aðalstræti 46, Akureyri, Iceland,

The Toy Collection in Fridbjarnarhouse is a place to relive your childhood as well as look into the Icelandic childhood of the past. A collection of old toys is displayed and you can also let your chi...



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Hekla and its eruptions
Hekla and its eruptions

No marker available. Hekla, Iceland, Selfoss

Throughout the Middle Ages, it was believed that the entrance to hell was through the volcano Hekla, perhaps because of the severity of its eruptions. Hekla is a young volcano (around 8,000 years o...



Technical Museum of East Iceland
Technical Museum of East Iceland

No marker available. Hafnargata 44, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland, Seyðisfjörður

The East Iceland Technical Museum is housed in two historic buildings in Seydisfjordur.   The old mechanical workshop traces the development of technological innovations during the period 1880-1960...



Bobby Fischer Center
Bobby Fischer Center

No marker available. Austurvegur 21, 800 Selfoss, Iceland, Selfoss

At the Bobby Fischer Center, you can find items related to the great chess genius Bobby Fischer on display. He became the World Champion in Reykjavik 1972 when he won the Soviet champion Boris Spassky...



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The Settlement Center Borgarnes
The Settlement Center Borgarnes

No marker available. Brákarbraut 13-15, 310 Borgarnes, Iceland, Borgarnes

What is the Settlement Center?   Based in two of Borgarnes’s oldest buildings, the Settlement Center is devoted to recreating Iceland’s earliest days, including one of the best-known heroes of the Ice...



Lava Centre
Lava Centre

No marker available. Austurvegur 14, 860 Hvolsvöllur, Iceland, Hvolsvöllur

The Lava Centre, located beside the N1 road close to the village of Hvolsvollur, offers visitors a full multimedia experience; immersing guests into Iceland’s volcanic and seismic life. It’s the large...



Library of water
Library of water

No marker available. Bókhlöðustígur 19, Stykkishólmur, Iceland, Stykkisholmur

LIBRARY OF WATER is a long-term project conceived by Roni Horn for a former library in the coastal town of Stykkisholmur in Iceland. The building stands on a promontory overlooking the ocean and the t...



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Thingeyrakirkja – The Church At Þingeyrar
Thingeyrakirkja – The Church At Þingeyrar

No marker available. Þingeyri, Iceland, Þingeyri

Þingeyrakirkja – the Church at Þingeyrar is one of the most important Icelandic churches. It was built of stone in Romanesque style and consecrated 1877. The church possesses many costly treasures. Th...



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Hlidarendi (Hlíðarendi) Church
Hlidarendi (Hlíðarendi) Church

No marker available. Fljótshlíðarvegur, Iceland, Hvolsvöllur

This church sits high on the hillside, as was customary for homes of chieftains, so you could easily observe if friend or foe was approaching. One of the greatest heroes of the Icelandic sagas, Gun...



Thristapar (Þrístapar)
Thristapar (Þrístapar)

No marker available. Iceland, Húnavatnshreppur

The last execution in Iceland took place on a prominent hillock just off road 1, in 1830.  Agnes Magnusdottir and Friðrik Sigurðsson were beheaded for the murder of their employer, Natan Ketilsson. ...