Located in the heart of Reykjavik, Tjörnin Lake provides a place of rest and relaxation for the city. It is surrounded by impressive buildings such as the City Hall, which appears to float on the lake, the National Gallery of Iceland, and the Free Church in Reykjavik, as well as parks scattered with beautiful sculptures. It is a popular place for residents and visitors to interact with waterfowl, which are abundant in number and variety, and a natural ice skating rink in the winter.
Reykjavik is the northernmost capital city on the planet. A compact city with colorful buildings, it is the perfect base for sightseeing with its many hotels, delicious restaurants and bars. Many travelers visit Reykjavik as a base for driving around the rich natural environment. You can see the aurora borealis in the city, and experience the midnight sun in the summer, all of which are unique to the north.