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Sounds of Summer

Daily events in Harpa

Living up to its role Harpa offers an ambitious year-round agenda and daily events during the summer months. Experience the award winning architecture of Harpa with a guided tour, take a visual tour with Iceland in a Box, listen to concerts in one of the ten best concert halls of the new millennium, get to know the best Icelandic Jazz with a View or enjoy theatrical comedy roller coaster. 

Guided Tour

Experience the award winning architecture of Harpa and visit areas that are not open to the general public. Your guide will share some of Harpa’s secrets, stories of odd incidents and the struggles during the economic crisis.

Daily tours
Length: 30 minutes

Ticket price: 1.500 ISK

Iceland in a Box: A Visual Tour

The film, which is fifteen minutes long, presents Iceland in all its diversity. Footage from both city and nature is projected onto four walls, together forming a cube that surrounds its guests. You fly through waterfalls, a marathon, and a volcano even erupts.

Opening Hours
Daily from 10:00 to 17:30
Show runs every 30 minutes

Ticket price: 1.500 ISK

What to do in Harpa

Icelandic Sagas The Greatest Hits

Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage.

The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of the first settlers of Iceland – Well, Icelanders say they’re true. Everyone else says: Get out of here!

Weekly shows at 19:30
Apx. 75 minutes.

Ticket price 4.900 ISK.

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How To Become Icelandic In 60 Minutes

The show is much more than a stand up comedy routine, it is a hilarious blend of incisive and visual observation of the Icelandic human condition, their attitudes, struggles and everyday life.

Weekly shows at 19:00.
Apx. 60 minutes.

Ticket price: 4.650 ISK.

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