Summary: PERLAN WONDERS OF ICELAND
Perlan is a world-class experience centre, where you learn all about Icelandic nature. Scientific wonders come alive all around you – northern lights, glaciers, volcanoes, ocean-life, seabirds and so much more. You explore a real ice cave, sit back in a first-class Planetarium, have fun with interactive exhibits & enjoy 360° views over Reykjavik.
General: PERLAN – WONDERS OF ICELAND
Visiting Perlan is perfect before, after or instead of traveling out of Reykjavík
At Perlan’s exhibitions you learn all about Icelandic nature in interactive and fun ways. There, you find unique nature experiences as natural wonders come alive at your fingertips. Explore the world’s first real indoor ice cave and learn about glaciers at an interactive exhibition. Feel the forces of nature and see how Iceland was formed. Explore seabirds in a lifelike cliff and go on a cinematic underwater journey around Iceland. Finally, sit back in a first-class planetarium to go on a virtual journey around Iceland or see the northern lights dance all around you.
The Icelandic Museum of Natural History also has a hands-on exhibition at Perlan. There, you discover the mysteries of water in Icelandic nature.
Perlan is one of Reykjavík‘s most iconic buildings, standing on the capital‘s highest hill. The 360° Observation Deck is excellent, with picture panels and various geological samples from around Reykjavík. On Perlan’s top floor, you find the lovely Kaffitár café and Út í bláinn restaurant. They offer delicacies for everyone and great views from every seat. You also find Rammagerðin, one of Iceland’s oldest gift stores, offering Icelandic design.
Perlan is a world-class attraction, educating through experiences. They work with renowned museum artists, the University of Iceland, top-scientists, leading photographers and other specialists to create unique spectacles.
Highlights of Perlan
- First-class planetarium
- Real ice cave, 100-meter long
- Interactive glacier exhibition
- Interactive water exhibition
- Immersive Forces of Nature show
- Látrabjarg Cliff with lifelike birds, 10-meter high
- Cinematic ocean-experience
- 360° observation deck
- Restaurant and café with great views
- High-quality gift store
How to experience Perlan?
- It is best to book your adventure online at www.Perlan.is
- To get to Perlan from downtown Reykjavík, take Perlan’s Shuttle Bus from Harpa music hall, walk,
drive or take a bus
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