"Perlan - the panoramic platform at the top." Top 5 Page for this destination Perlan - The Pearl Tip by Regina1965

Perlan - The Pearl, ReykjavÝk: 25 reviews and 92 photos

  The view of ReykjavÝk center looking west.
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  • The view of Reykjavík center looking west. - Reykjavík
      The view of ReykjavÝk center looking west.
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  • The view of Kópavogur looking south. - Reykjavík
      The view of Kˇpavogur looking south.
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  • The view of the domestic airport looking west. - Reykjavík
      The view of the domestic airport looking west.
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  • The view of Reykjavík looking north. - Reykjavík
      The view of ReykjavÝk looking north.
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  • The view of Strókur from Perlan. - Reykjavík
      The view of Strˇkur from Perlan.
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On the fourth floor of Perlan there is a panoramic platform with one of the best views of the city. In HallgrÝmskirkja there is another panoramic platform with a better view of the city center, each one is equally nice, but the view from Perlan is for free, whereas you pay for going to the HallgrÝmskirkja tower (see my tip on HallgrÝmskirkja).

There are 6 panoramic telescopes, you just press a button and can chose between a description in Icelandic, English, German, French and Norwegian. There you can take a closer look at f.ex. Bessasta­ir, the resident of the President of Iceland.

There are 3 view-dials on top of the panoramic platform on which I have written a separate tip.

I think that almost every tourist visiting ReykjavÝk visits Perlan and I do recommend a visit there. I go there often.

Address: ÍskjuhlÝ­ (Oskjuhlid) ReykjavÝk
Directions: Perlan is situated on ÍskjuhlÝ­ hill, very close to the city center and the domestic airport.
othercontact: perlan@perlan.is
Phone: 354-5620200
Website: http://www.perlan.is/index.php?lang=en

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 26, 2015
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Regina1965

“Bon Voyage :)”

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