Reykjavik, the capital and the largest city of Iceland, is the world’s northernmost capital of an independent state. It is located in the southwestern Iceland, on the shore of Faxa Bay. The city is a home to 118,000 inhabitants (and over 215,000 in the capital region) and a popular tourist destination. It is the heart of Icelandic cultural, governmental and economic activity.
Reykjavik is a modern city encircled by mountains and magnificent, unspoiled nature. Volcanos, glaciers, geysers and waterfalls are at its doorsteps. Many of the city’s landmarks, such as the striking Hallgrimskirkja church, Harpa music hall, and Perlan glass dome, also seek inspiration to Icelandic nature. It offers visitors a vibrant mix of culture and leisure such as swimming in geothermal pools, great restaurants, whale watching and hiking trips, live music, and museums.