Welcome to Perlan

Wonders of Iceland

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Loved the ice cave!

Reviewed November 14, 2018

Best view of Reykjavik

Reviewed November 10, 2018

A Must See in Reykjavik!

Reviewed Oktober 19, 2018

Volcanoes, glaciers, geothermal marvels and more come alive through cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking science. Visitors can see, feel, and live Iceland’s many natural wonders all in one place. Glaciers and Ice Cave exhibition is included in this unique nature exhibition.

On the fourth floor of Perlan, a large observation deck lies on the top of the hot water tanks and encircles the entire dome to give an amazing 360° view of Reykjavík and the surrounding area. Perlan View is included in the Wonders of Iceland Exhibition.

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Explore the Magnificent Ice Cave

Glaciers and Ice Cave

Real man-made Ice Cave

The Ice Cave is the first of its kind in the world. It is 100 meters long, built with over 350 tons of snow from the Blue Mountains.

Glaciers Exhibit

This amazing exhibit provides insight into glaciers and their bleak future. Guests learn about Iceland’s glaciers, their effect on the land and what will happen if, or when, they disappear. Guests are also introduced to the unusual lifeforms that live on glaciers.

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Augmented Reality Entertainment

Látrabjarg Cliff

Amazing Geological Wonders

Forces of Nature

Guests see, hear and feel the power of volcanoes, earthquakes and geothermal energy.

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Volcanoes

Iceland is so volcanically active that researchers typically speak about “volcanic systems” rather than individual volcanoes. The island has 30 active volcanic systems, each with many types of volcanoes.

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Plate Tectonics

The rocky shell of our planet, known as the crust, is broken and cracked into huge tectonic plates. These plates float on a sea of viscous molten rock. They carry entire continents. on slow, drifting paths around the planet.

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Earthquake

There are three main forms of earthquakes, depending on the plate movements that occur beneath the Earth's surface. Earthquakes can occur on a convergent boundary, divergent boundary or a transform fault. Iceland has both transform and divergent boundaries.

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Geothermal

Geothermal areas are traditionally divided into high- and low-temperature groups. Low-temperature areas are good for heating homes, greenhouses and swimming pools. High-temperature areas are better for large-scale power generation.

Cutting-Edge Technology

Perlan Planetarium

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World Class Technology

The state-of-the art 8k projection system gives visitors an experience of a lifetime.

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Icelandic Nature

At Perlan Dome Theatre visitors will experience Icelands natural beauty.

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Northern Lights Evening Show

In the Planetarium visitors will explore the magic, science and legend of the northern lights.