While Hallgrimskirkja is more impressive in size, the interior isn't much to write home about. Not so at Landakotskirkja. The outside is very old fashioned albeit a bit grey, but once you go inside it is a sight. There are various statues and stained glass windows. The altar is very pretty and the entire sanctuary is well maintained. The tile... 更多
This church is at the top of a hill if you are coming from downtown Reykjavik. It's beautiful and a must for any budding photographer. Best to avoid during mass times unless you are actually attending mass, we went inside to take pictures and left quickly as a service was about to start!
To me this cathedral is 'old school' catholic religion, and stands, rather bleakly, compared to some of the other churches in the region. It dates from 1929, and to me is showing it's age both in architecture and style.
By far a truly gorgeous building of phenomenal architecture! A must see for those visiting Reykjavik! This stand alone, on a hill, Roman Catholic Church is mind bogglingly beautiful! An on site statue commemorating the order of Nuns that founded and maintained the hospital across the street is gorgeous! Make it a point to see this Church. It's centrally located,... 更多
I was surprised that this 90% Lutheran country would have such an imposing Catolic Cathedral. Masses are in Icelandic, Polish and one is in English. Beautiful stained glass windows and a quite stunning interior. We were happy to go to mass there.
Another imposing structure in Reykjavik is Landakotskirkja. It is also known as The Cathedral of Christ the King.It is the Cathedral of the Catholic Church in Iceland. Done in Neo Gothic style it is magnificent outside as well as inside. Even with out religious interest the structure and history are intriguing. As a Catholic this was a particular point of... 更多