The National Gallery of Iceland
Collection of 19th and 20th century Icelandic art - the most valuable collection of works by Icelandic artists in the country.
Its wort it.. the pond in the middle of Reykjavík´s center is in front of it.
he National Gallery of Iceland is a national museum and the main emphasis of the collection is on 19th and 20th century Icelandic art, but international art is featured as well. The museum owns the most valuable collection of works by Icelandic artists in the country. The collection also includes an…
“Reykjavík Art Museum is a dynamic and progressive scene which gives guests an opportunity to get to know diverse art and gain a deeper understanding of the historic, social, cultural and artistic context of different artworks. The museum exhibits work from Icelandic and international leading artists in Modern and Contemporary Art. ”
“In the summer it's cozy - also nice during winter to take a walk around the "tjörn" (pound).”
“Dons and Cavaliers take heed! Your dream attire awaits in Herrafataverzlun Kormáks og Skjaldar, Reykjavík’s ultimate gentlemen's store. Established over two decades ago by two life-long friends, Kormákur and Skjöldur, the store's selection is greatly inspired by 50's British apparel and made out of quality materials such as wool, keeping you warm and fabulously dapper in the Icelandic terrain. ”
“Positively the most charming tobacco shop in town, Björk is a friendly neighbourhood stable that has occupied the same spot in Bankstræti since 1928, originally going by the name Bristol when it doubled as a candy store. You don’t have to be a smoker to enjoy a visit to Björk, as it is also the ideal spot for souvenir and gift shopping; with everything from postcards and stamps to flasks that the jeweller next door can personally engrave. The gentleman who has run the store for the past years is possibly the friendliest and sweetest clerk you will ever do business with. ”
Point of Interest
“Iceland’s only arcade”, Freddi, is a toy store and retro game centre in the heart of downtown Reykjavík, modelled after a venue with the same name that stood on Hafnarstræti but closed down some fifteen years ago. Freddi is a time machine. As soon as you set foot on the burgundy carpet and are greeted with the sparkling display of flashing pinball machines, you have stepped into the times of Pac Man and American Girl Dolls—The good old 1980s. The establishment offers console rooms for rent, where you and your friends can leave the dramas of adulthood by the door and while away the hours on such classics as the Nintendo 64 and the Sega Megadrive. ”