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Bessastadir Destination Guide

Discover Bessastadir in Iceland!

Bessastadir in the region of Capital Region is a place located in Iceland - some 4 mi (or 6 km) South-West of Reykjavík, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Bessastadir in Iceland

Local time in Bessastadir is now 09:27 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri, Silfurtun, Selfoss, Reykjavík or Kleppur. When in this area, you might want to check out Seltjarnarnes, Hvaleyri, Hafnarfjordur, Garðabær, Alftanes and Bessastadir as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

0°C / 32 °F Overcast clouds
Morning Temperature 0°C / 32 °F
Evening Temperature 0°C / 32 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 35 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1011.6 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Saturday, 18th of November 2017
Light snow, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.
Light snow Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: 2°C (36 °F)
Sunday, 19th of November 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, broken clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 0°C (33 °F)
Night: 1°C (33 °F)
Monday, 20th of November 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: -3°C (27 °F)
Night: -2°C (28 °F)


Unique Iceland

23:29 min ( October 11, 2011 by icelandair)
Views: 110,627 - Rating: 4.90027/5

UNIQUE ICELAND A HOLIDAY DESTINATION OF EXTREMES An entertaining and informative documentary about Reykjavik, its surrounding countryside and the natural gems of Iceland. Why not go to Iceland? Maybe ...

Kelli Ali - Teardrop hittin the ground H...

03:21 min ( July 13, 2009 by CheekyUpload)
Views: 8,997 - Rating: 4.88889/5

Kelli Ali, is my favourite at the moment, I like her enERgY, it`s just right, plus a little cheeky cheeky there too. this track is from her album `TigerMouth` Check out her albums and stuff at www.kel...

Dodge Ram

02:29 min ( April 13, 2010 by hjorleifur1961)
Views: 71,429 - Rating: 4.83505/5

Dodge Ram 2500. 49" Irok tires on custom made bead-locking 17"x17" wheels. Dynatrac front axles with hubs, Final gear ratio 4.88:1, ARB airlockers, two transfer cases (2.72:1 & 2.00:1), custom, locall...

Hallgrimur Helgason - Suit & Tie

04:56 min ( October 19, 2010 by hallgrimurhelgas)
Views: 12,154 - Rating: 4.375/5

Suit & Tie A Poem in English About Post-Crash Iceland, written and performed by Icelandic writer Hallgrimur Helgason. First performed at the Kapittel 09 Festival in Stavanger, Norway, September 16th 2...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Bessastadir during the next days.


3. Riðill í 1. Umferð Forkeppni AMF 2018

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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4. Riðill í 1. Umferð Forkeppni AMF 2018

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Fyrirlestur á Ensku: Andlát Og Handanheimar

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Lecture In English: Death And The Beyond

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Reykjavik Beer Tour

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Sætabrauðsdrengirnir - Jólatónleikar

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Reykjavik App-led Beer Tour

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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Þyrnirós: St. Petersburg Festival Ballet / Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands - Upphafið Að Jólunum - Fjölskylduviðburður

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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Interesting facts about this location

National and University Library of Iceland

Landsbókasafn Íslands — Háskólabókasafn is the national library of Iceland which also functions as the university library of the University of Iceland. The library was established on December 1, 1994 in Reykjavík, Iceland, with the merger of the former national library, Landsbókasafn Íslands (est. 1818), and the university library (formally est. 1940). It is by far the largest library in Iceland with about one million items in various collections.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 64.1, -22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1994 establishments in Iceland, Academic libraries, Buildings and structures in Reykjavík, Culture of Reykjavík, Deposit libraries, Libraries established in 1994, Libraries in Iceland, Library buildings completed in 1983, National libraries, University of Iceland


Reykjavík is the capital and largest city in Iceland. Its latitude, at 64°08' N, makes it the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxaflói Bay. With a population of around 120,000 (and over 200,000 in the Greater Reykjavík Area), it is the heart of Iceland's economic and governmental activity.

More reading: Reykjavík homepage
Located at 64.1, -22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in Europe, European Capitals of Culture, Municipalities of Iceland, Populated coastal places in Iceland, Populated places established in 1786, Populated places in Iceland, Port cities in Europe, Reykjavík, Viking Age populated places

University of Iceland

The University of Iceland is a public research university in Reykjavík, Iceland, and the country's oldest and largest institution of higher education. Founded in 1911, it has grown steadily from a small civil servants' school to a modern comprehensive university, providing instruction for about 14,000 students in twenty-five faculties. Subjects covered include social sciences, humanities, medicine, natural sciences, engineering and teacher education.

More reading: University of Iceland homepage
Located at 64.1, -22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1911 establishments in Iceland, Buildings and structures in Iceland, Educational institutions established in 1911, Icelandic culture, Universities in Iceland

DeCODE genetics

deCODE genetics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company based in Reykjavík, Iceland. The company was founded in 1996 to identify human genes associated with common diseases using population studies, and apply the knowledge gained to guide the development of candidate drugs.

More reading: DeCODE genetics homepage
Located at 64.1, -22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Biobank organizations, Biological databases, Biotechnology companies, Companies based in Reykjavík, Companies established in 1996, Genomics companies, Pharmaceutical companies


Tjörnin is a small lake in central Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland. Although it is not among the biggest lakes in the country, it is one of the best known. Most visitors to Reykjavík pass along its shore, as it is situated in the city centre next to the Reykjavik City Hall and several museums. Several buildings belonging to the University of Iceland are also close by.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 64.1, -22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.

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