Reykjavik, the First Destination When Traveling to Iceland

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Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland. It is the northernmost capital in the world. Reykjavik has almost 2/3 of Iceland´s total population. By incomplete statistics, there are 175.000 residents around this great place. Reykjavik locates on a peninsula, with an area of over 240 square kilometres and the panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean and the mountains. It is never too crowded in the city and the state, for Iceland is the least densely populated country in Europe. So you can enjoy the pleasure of loose. In Reykjavik, there are parks, beaches, green spaces and a salmon fishing river, Ellidaar.
Reykjavik means “Steamy Bay” or “Bay of smokes”, there are many fantastic hot springs in the area, the dreamy steam has captivated the local residents from the ancient times. Reykjavik was the first place where the first settlers lived, so you can discover many historical sites and museums, as well as many modern industrial facilities.

Reykjavik is a flourishing city and it is still spreading out. If you go to the suburbs you will see the busy building cranes constructing new buildings. Thanks to the wide-spread, it is only a short distance from the city to the many wonderful natural surroundings.
If you come in mid June, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of sunsets and sunrises at the harbor, where in winters is quite dark and in a shortage of sunshine.

All kinds of accommodations are provided in Reykjavik. You can luxuriously stay in an international-standard hotel, take use of the conference facilities and the recreation facilities. Or you can curl up in the bed of a small and comfortable hotel. If you are looking for a more romantic staying, you can also set up a camp in the campsites of the city’s big parks.
Reykjavik can surely fulfill your any kinds of aspiration.

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