City Tour,Local Sightseeing,All
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Approximately 3½ Hours
Meals not included
Begin your tour of Reykjavík, the world's northernmost capital, at the Árbær Open-Air Museum, whose specific purpose is to preserve and showcase a selection of old Icelandic houses, furnishings and implements.
Next, relax for a panoramic drive past Reykjavík's largest outdoor swimming pool in Laugardalur, heated with water from natural hot springs under the city. Watch for the sculpture garden adjacent to the Asmundur Sveinsson Museum.
Stop briefly at Höfdi House, where the Reagan-Gorbachev summit took place in 1986, ending the Cold War (Stop my not be permitted at times).
Continue driving to the Pearl -- a glass dome built over the hot water tanks that store water for the greater Reykjavík area -- enjoy panoramic city vistas from the viewing deck.
Watch for the beautiful Hallgrímskirkja Church, whose steeple is a Reykjavík landmark.
Your tour will be complete with a drive into the charming city center, where you will see various landmarks, including the Town Hall, the cathedral, and other interesting buildings.
Walking at the Perlan Viewpoint is over paved and even surfaces. Elevators take visitors to the viewing platform on the 4th floor. Dress warmly and in layers for the day's weather conditions. Wear sturdy, closed-toe, non-skid shoes. The Árbær Museum is an open-air museum with gravel paths and some inclines between houses. The houses are small and have narrow entrances and low ceilings. Take care when entering the houses, as some have low doorways. Dress warmly in layers. Wear sturdy non-skid walking shoes. Parents traveling with children under the age of 3 must rent a child's car seat from the tour operator; please see the Shore Excursions team on board. You cannot use your child's car seat from home in Iceland.