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Reykjavik walking tour - part 5

(see also part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4)
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The opera house.
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A statue on the hill.
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The Danish king giving the Iclandic people their constitution.
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The Islandic ambassador receiving the consitution.
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A burned down building, this was purchased by the government to be rebuilt rather than let it fall into the hands of an unsympathetic multinational chain who wouldn't be able to retain the original character of the building. Work in progress. Although not much, by the looks of things.
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Back to the main square outside the tourist office - there are steam vents here, lending a somewhat eerie air to the place.

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