Perlan

Built in 1988 on top of Oskjuhlid Hill, the Pearl (Perlan) is where beauty meets function as a glass dome sits atop the city’s reservoirs in six huge tanks, each with the capacity to hold over 4 million liters (1 million gallons) of geothermal hot water.

Inside the dome, between the hot-water tanks, is a spacious atrium where various exhibitions and events are held. 

The Pearl’s crowning glory is a revolving restaurant under the glass dome, affording a magnificent view of Reykjavik and world-class dining. There is also a cafe open for lunch, shops and an outdoor panoramic viewing deck offering 360° views of the city and beyond.

 

Recommended tours in this area

 

Volcanoes and Glaciers in Iceland

Discover the natural wonders of Iceland, geologically one of the world‘s youngest – and most volcanic—islands.

Duration: 6 days/5 nights

Price from

1.120

 

Hidden Powers and Northern Lights Hunt - Winter escorted tour

Explore the Icelandic South Shore; Waterfalls, volcanoes, glacial lagoon and black sand beaches

Duration: 6 days/5 nights

Price from

679

 

Iceland Complete - Classic Circle Tour

Admire Iceland's natural wonders and majestic landscapes! This classic circle tour provides the perfect mix of culture, histo...

Duration: 9 days/8 nights

Price from

1.687