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July 5, 2019
Perlan was designed by architect Ingimundur Sveinsson and opened to the public on 21 June 1991. The building is composed of an immense glass dome that sits on six hot-water tanks, each carrying 4 million litres of geothermal hot water. All of this is supported by a colossal steel frame, which serves…
January 6, 2020
At Perlan , a 20 minute walk, there is a beautiful view of the city,and in clear weather you can see Snæfellsjökull in the distance. There is a café and a restaurant at Perlan and there are exhibitions about glaciers and an amasing icecave/tunnel. It is located on a hill with beautiful walk paths…
September 30, 2019
Amazing view over Reykjavik city. Indoor museum and good restaurant.
July 6, 2019
The pearl is a glass house built on old water tanks. The top floor houses a restaurant with a floor that goes in a circle so you will get every view point. On the floor below there is a viewing deck, where you get a nice view of Reykjavík. On the first floor we have the ice cave walk through. If you…
August 12, 2019
on top of Öskjuhlíð hill you can enter the Pearl, built on huge hot-water reservoirs and take the elevator up on 4th floor to enjoy the view. Or visit the glacier exhibition, or have a dinner on the 5th floor

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