Thursday, August 25, 2011

More Hallgrímskirkja

Want a little tour of Hallgrímskirkja? Yes? OK, here we go...
Hallgrímskirkja was designed it to resemble the basalt lava flows of Iceland's landscape.

The kids played a little outside
The statue of explorer Leif Eriksson
The inside is very simple, yet beautiful

And a magnificient views from the top
Facts about Hallgrimskirkja:
  1. The church is named after the Icelandic poet and clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson.
  2. Hallgrímskirkja means "Church of Hallgrímur".
  3. It is the largest church and the sixth tallest architectural structure in Iceland.
  4. It took 38 years to build it.
See other pictures of Hallgrímskirkja here.

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