A few words about Iceland's small, friendly and quirky capital city.
Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city, offers a surprising variety of cultural and social happenings as well as an abundance of trendy restaurants, cafes and bars. There are also numerous museums and galleries throughout the city, with presentations ranging from Viking relics to modern art exhibitions.As with the country in general, the city of Reykjavík is one of contrasts, with charming historical buildings of stone and wood mingling with imaginative modern architecture.
Being one of Europe’s smallest capitals, downtown Reykjavík is safe and easy to traverse. The vast majority of restaurants, clubs, cafés and bars in Reykjavík are located on or around the main shopping street Laugavegur, so no one has to search far to find a venue to his or her taste. This density gives the Reykjavík nightlife a unique feel, and its reputation for liveliness is well deserved—especially during the seemingly endless summer nights.