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(daily 2-3 hours): from £

view.from.Perlan.w.clouds reykjavikThis tour covers the city’s main sights and provides an introduction to the history and culture of Iceland and its capital.  It begins at Perlan (“the Pearl”), a glass-domed revolving restaurant perched atop glistening tanks which contain up to 24 million litres of water and cater for half of the city’s needs.   Here, the 360-degree viewing platform provides some of the best views of Reykjavík and its surroundings.  You are then taken to the seafront and the old Höfði building, followed by a visit to the iconic Hallgrímskirkja church and a chance to explore the city centre around the Parliament building.  You then head out to Laugardalur (“Hot-spring Valley”), the main area for sports and recreation in the capital and home to the city’s largest outdoor thermal swimming pool, a botanic garden and a small zoo.