If you're a first time visitor to Reykjavik, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Reykjavik.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Reykjavik.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Blue Lagoon, go in the morning and plan for half a day." See More
"It's on the corner of Tryggvagata." See More
"Note 2: if you head to the Harpa Tónlistar- og Ráðstefnuhúsið í Reykjavík, bear in mind that there are two spots to grab a bite and you definitely want the one upstairs!" See More
"To really spice up your lunch box before the road trip go to either Ostahúsið at Skólavörðustígur where you get the best delicatessens or Kolaportið food market down by the harbour where you get more ordinary local food." See More
"Grab a coffee and stroll around the town centre, wander up to Hallgrímskirkja for the amazing 360 degree views, then take a walk down to the harbour and check out the Sun Voyager sculpture." See More
"Reykjavík 871±2 (aka The Settlement Exhibition, Old West Side, Reykjavik, Iceland) - A fascinating museum that will teach you about the earliest history of Iceland." See More
"They're right on Reykjavík Harbour and super easy to walk to if you're doing an Airbnb." See More
"If you plan to spend any time in Reykjavik, I want to suggest you do the Reykjavik Bike Tours (http://icelandbike." See More
"Harpe is also touristy but quite lovely." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Reykjavik locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Reykjavik.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.