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Garðabær Destination Guide

Explore Garðabær in Iceland.

Garðabær in the region of Capital Region with it's 9,265 inhabitants is a town in Iceland - some 3 mi (or 5 km) South of Reykjavík, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Garðabær

Current time in Garðabær is now 06:17 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Reykjavik" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Akureyri, Selfoss, Keflavík, Ísafjörður or Borgarnes. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Silfurtun, Reykjavík, Seltjarnarnes, Kópavogur, Hvaleyri and Kleppur. We encountered some videos in the web. 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

4°C / 39 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Night Temperature 4°C / 40 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1002.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 13th of November 2018
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Light rain Day: 4°C (40 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)
Wednesday, 14th of November 2018
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 3°C (37 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)
Thursday, 15th of November 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 4°C (40 °F)
Night: 3°C (37 °F)


Visit Iceland

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Unique Iceland

23:29 min ( October 11, 2011 by icelandair)
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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 ...

Puffins in Iceland

02:20 min ( August 25, 2008 by MacGregers)
Views: 2,394 - Rating: 4.5/5

Puffins nesting on an island in the bay by Reykjavik

Kolbeinn Sigþórsson Iceland vs Germany...

01:37 min ( January 30, 2011 by Anton Heidar)
Views: 5,217 - Rating: 4.2/5

Grettir GuestHouse & PHOTOTONY Present Kolbeinn Sigþórsson #9

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Upcomming Local Events

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



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Hnotubrjóturinn: St. Petersburg Festival Ballet Og Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands - Börn 12 ára og Yngri Fá Helmings Afslátt í Miðasölu Hörpu

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Hans Og Gréta - Barna- Og Fjölskyldusýning Íslensku óperunnar

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Opin æfing – Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands

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Á Hátíðlegum Nótum – Jólatónleikar Siggu Beinteins

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Eivör – Jólatónleikar

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Jólatónleikar Sinfóníunnar 2018

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Jól Með Sissel 2018

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Jólagestir Björgvins 2018

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Pétur Og úlfurinn

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Interesting facts about this location

Reykjavík University

Reykjavík University (Icelandic: Háskólinn í Reykjavík), also known as RU, is the largest private university in Iceland with more than 3,200 students and over 500 employees (professors come from over 26 countries). It is chartered by the Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Icelandic Industries, and the Confederation of Icelandic Employers.

More reading: Reykjavík University homepage
Located at 64.09, -21.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1998 establishments in Iceland, Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration, Educational institutions established in 1998, Universities in Iceland


Kringlan is the largest shopping mall in Reykjavík with over 170 shops, restaurants and services. Built in 1987, it contains everything from a library, theatre and cinema to a liquor store, candy stores and a pub. It has grown over the years, and is thought by many to be the biggest threat for the Reykjavík city centre stores. Kringlan is also competing with another shopping mall, Smáralind in Kópavogur for customers.

More reading: Kringlan homepage
Located at 64.09, -21.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Shopping malls established in 1987, Shopping malls in Reykjavík

Hamrahlid College

Hamrahlid College (Icelandic: Menntaskólinn við Hamrahlíð) or MH is a public gymnasium, located in Hlíðahverfi, Reykjavík, Iceland. The school was founded in 1966 by the Icelandic Ministry of Education; with the first graduation occurring in 1970. The school's first rector was Guðmundur Arnlaugsson. The school's objective is to prepare students for rigorous tertiary studies both locally and in an international environment.

More reading: Hamrahlid College homepage
Located at 64.09, -21.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1966 establishments in Iceland, Buildings and structures in Reykjavík, Educational institutions established in 1966, Gymnasiums (school), International Baccalaureate schools in Iceland, Schools in Iceland


Norðurmýri is a neighborhood of Reykjavík, Iceland. A quiet spot in the middle of town, Norðurmýri has been the home of a number of important artists and scholars. Nearby sights include the Kjarvalsstaðir art gallery.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 64.09, -21.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in 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 64.09, -21.92 (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

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