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Say Hallgrimskirkja five times fast, I dare you.

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It’s beautiful and ugly at the same time.  It’s majestic and blah.  It’s symmetrical and boring.  It’s unique and inspiring.  It’s many things, some times even things that are contradictory – all at once.  It’s a site to see.

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The top of the church sits high above the rest of the city and you can see the top from far away.

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I’m told the view from above is amazing.  That’s great if you don’t have a fear of heights like I do.  The rest of my family went up, while I checked out the gift shop.

Outside of the church is the statues of Leif Erikson.  Here’s the inscription on the back.

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Interesting.