Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík, Iceland

The Hallgrímskirkja (literally, the church of Hallgrímur) is a Lutheran parish church in Reykjavík, Iceland. At 74.5 metres (244 ft), it is the largest church in Iceland and the sixth tallest architectural structure in Iceland.

It took 38 years to build the church. Construction work began in 1945 and ended in 1986, the landmark tower being completed long before the church's actual completion.

of Reykjavík, it is one of the city's best-known landmarks and is visible throughout the city. The church is also used as an observation tower. An observer can take a lift up to the viewing deck and view Reykjavík and the surrounding mountains.

Architect : Guðjón Samúelsson



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  1. A beauty architecture for this church. The colours of photos are splendid

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