You are welcome to Hallgrímskirkja
Hallgrímskirkja stands guard over Reykjavík. The church is both a parish church and a national sanctuary in Iceland. Its stepped concrete facade is an ode to modernism and a reminder of the Icelandic landscape. The church is named after the 17th-century clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson, author of Hymns of the Passion. Hallgrímskirkja is an Evangelical-Lutheran church and is a part of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Iceland. Hallgrímskirkja is one of the most visited places by tourists in Iceland. Every day thousands of people visit the church. Admission to the church is free. Admission to the tower is ISK 1000 - ISK 100 for the children (7-16).
Service and Sunday School Sunday May 27th at 11 am The pastor is revernd Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Members from the Motet choir sing. Conductor and organist is Hörður Áskelsson. Sunday School is lead by Inga Harðardóttir.
Inga Sigríður Ragnarsdóttir exhibits in Hallgrímskirkja Opening of the art exhibiton Votive – Áheit on Pentecost at 12.15 pm Hallgrímskirkja’s Friends of the Arts Society presents Votive – Áheit by Inga Sigríður Ragnarsdóttir which opens after the Pentecost service on Sunday May 20th. Curator is Rósa Gísladóttir. The exhibition stands all summer and terminates in Read more about Opening of art exhibtion Votive by Inga Sigríður Ragnarsdóttir[…]
Service on Pentecost Monday Monday May 21st, 11 am The pastor is reverend Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Members from the Motet choir sing. Conductor and organist is Hörður Áskelsson.
Pentecost service and Sunday school Sunday May 20th, 11 am The pastors are reverend Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir and reverend Sigurður Árni Þórðarson. Members from the Motet choir sing. Conductor is Hörður Áskellsson. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. Sunday school is lead by Inga Harðardóttir. The service is broadcasted on the radio. After the service the opening of Read more about Service on Pentecost[…]
Wednesday May 16th Church closed due to a concert 11.30 am – 1.30 pm. Tower open Thursday May 17th Winter opening hours: tower closes 4.30 pm and the church at 5 pm Friday May 18th Church closed 10.30 am – 12.30 pm due to a private ceremony Winter opening hours: tower closes 4.30 pm and Read more about Temporary closing times this week, May 14 – 21[…]
Service and Sunday School Sunday 13th of May at 11 am The pastor is reverend Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir. Members from the Motet choir sing. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson. The chathedral choir of Tønsberg, Norway, sing. Conductor is Nina T. Karlsen.
Tower closed tomorrow, Friday May 11th from 9 am to 1 pm due to maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Organ concert tomorrow, 9th of May at 5 pm Organstudent Elísabet Þórðardóttir plays classic organ music in a concert at 5 pm. Free entrance.
Ascension day service on Thursday 10th of May at 11 am. The pastor is reverend Irma Sjöfn Óskarsdóttir assisted by Inga Harðardóttir. Members from the Motet choir sing. Organist is Björn Steinar Sólbergsson.
Organ concert today 8th of May, 5 pm Kitty Kovács organstudent plays Bach, Rachmaninoff, Cochereau and Tournemire today at 5 pm. Free entrance!