Church of Hallgrímur in Reykjavík, Iceland

With a steeple peaking at 244 feet, Hallgrímskirkja is Iceland’s tallest church. State architect Guðjón Samúelsson claimed his Expressionist design patterns Iceland’s glaciers, mountains and basalt columns. The Church of Hallgrímur was completed in 1986 after 41 years of construction. The namesake for this Evangelical Lutheran church is Hallgrímur Pétursson. He was a 17th century Icelandic poet, minister and author of the “Passion Hymns.”


Hallgrímstorg 1, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland


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