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Akureyri Destination Guide

Delve into Akureyri in Iceland

Akureyri in the region of Northeast with its 16,563 residents is a city in Iceland - some 154 mi or ( 249 km ) North-East of Reykjavík , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Akureyri

Current time in Akureyri is now 04:35 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Atlantic/Reykjavik " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Sauðárkrókur, Munkatvera, Selfoss, Reykjavík, and Borgarnes. While being here, make sure to check out Sauðárkrókur . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Akureyri ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Lego - Stop Motion (HD)

1:14 min by Greifinginn
Views: 33855 Rating: 4.79

I made this video for lego stop motion contest. sorry bad sounds=( I only used digital camera, tripod, remote (so I don't have to touch the camera) and sony vegas 8.0 (for the editing) I got the idea ..

Boeing 757 take-off in Akureyri, Iceland

0:44 min by skrzypaswypas
Views: 19624 Rating: 4.91

Summer flight between Akureyri, Iceland, and Copenhagen, Denmark. Every weekend until 31st of august. ..

LEGO Team Fortress 2 - How to build Demoman

0:34 min by hordurbreki
Views: 7128 Rating: 4.27

LEGO Team Fortress 2 - How to build Demoman ..

Leaving Akureyri, Iceland, on the MV Discovery

4:01 min by jonathanwallace
Views: 4302 Rating: 5.00

Akureyri is a port in northern Iceland. We visited it on the MV Discovery in June2009 ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Akureyri Art Museum

The Akureyri Art Museum (Icelandic: Listasafnið á Akureyri) was founded in 1993. It is the only art museum in Iceland located outside of the Greater Reykjavík Area. The museum is located in the center of Akureyri, the second-largest city in Iceland. Originally home to a dairy, the building which houses the gallery is noted as a good example of the Bauhaus school of architecture.

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Located at 65.68 -18.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1993 establishments in Iceland, Akureyri, Art museums and galleries in Iceland, Art museums established in 1993


Akureyrarkirkja or The Church of Akureyri is a prominent Lutheran church in Akureyri, northern Iceland. Located in the centre of the city, and towering above the city on a hill, it was designed by Guðjón Samúelsson, and completed in 1940. Akureyrarkirkja contains a notably large 3200-pipe organ, a unique interpretation of the crucifixion and a suspended ship hanging from the ceiling which reflects an old Nordic tradition of giving offerings for the protection of loved ones at sea.

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Located at 65.68 -18.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Akureyri, Churches in Iceland, Religious buildings completed in 1940


Akureyrarvöllur is a multi-use stadium in Akureyri, Iceland. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 2,000.

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Located at 65.69 -18.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
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Akureyri is a town in northern Iceland. It is Iceland's second largest urban area and fourth largest municipality. Nicknamed the Capital of North Iceland, Akureyri is an important port and fishing centre, with a population of 17,754. The area where Akureyri is located was settled in the 9th century but did not receive a municipal charter until 1786. The town was the site of Allied units during World War II.

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Located at 65.68 -18.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Akureyri, Municipalities of Iceland, Populated places in Iceland, Populated places on Iceland's Route 1

Northeastern Region, Iceland

Northeastern Region is one of the traditional eight regions of Iceland, located on the northern side of the island. The biggest town in the region is Akureyri, with a population of 17,300.

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Located at 65.68 -18.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Regions of Iceland