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What the Hallgrímskirkja!!!????

Reykjavík, Iceland
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Hallgrímskirkja (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈhatl̥krimsˌcʰɪr̥ca], I still don't know how to say this 🤣🤣🤣🤣. This place is architecturally amazing its 244ft high, it is the largest church in Iceland and among the tallest structures in the country. Situated in the centre of Reykjavík, it is one of the city's best-known landmarks and is visible throughout the city. State Architect Guðjón Samúelsson's design of the church was commissioned in 1937. He is said to have designed it to resemble the trap rocks, mountains and glaciers of Iceland's landscape. The design is similar in style to the expressionist architecture of Grundtvig's Church of Copenhagen, Denmark, completed in 1940.It took 41 years to build the church: construction started in 1945 and ended in 1986, but the landmark tower being completed long before the whole church was completed. But a picture is only worth enough words but seeing it in person is truly worth a million words.
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If you would like to go up the building you can it is well worth it to get a view of the city.

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