Old Harbour, Reykjavik

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  • I stopped by on my way to Aurora Reykjavik. There are several tour companies that offer puffins and whale watches at the old port, and there are several small pubs and cafes along the harbour. It's a good distance to walk from the center of the city, and you have to walk on a busy street, so if you don't have any purpose, you don't have to visit.
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  • The colourful Old Harbour was built between the years 1913 and 1917.Strolling through the Old Harbour area of Reykjavik gives you a sense of Icelandic culture. Many of the colored buildings in the Old...  more »
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  • Strolling through the Old Harbour area of Reykjavik gives you a true sense of Icelandic culture. This section of the city has some of the best views of the bay and Mount Esja. It is also the departure point for whale watching tours and puffin excursions. Many of the vibrant colored buildings in the Old Harbour district are renovated fishing sheds that are repurposed into stores, cafes, and restaurants. There is an eclectic energy in the Old Harbour from the collision of historical Scandinavian influence and a hip and modern flare.
  • Does not seem to exist anymore. Reykjavik Röst Coffee House & Bar now exists at this location.
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