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Geysir Geyserin Reykjavik, Iceland

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The valley, where Geysir is situated, looks like a setting for a sci-fi movie, except that everything is for real here!
Geysir Geyser, Reykjavik
The Haukadalur valley is known as the place, where the most famous geyser on the planet emerged in the 13th century. The Icelanders nicknamed it Geysir, and from then on they started calling geysers all the spouting hot water springs in the world.

Nowadays, Geysir is not active, but still the Haukadalur valley has a lot to offer. About 200 years ago there emerged a brand-new geyser, shooting the water up to a height of 30 meters. It is called Strokkur, and most travelers mainly go to the valley to see this very geyser, though the colored soil and other geysers' craters with the water of unthinkable tints, are worth looking at, too.

The cost of the visit: free of charge

How to get: the Haukadalur valley is located 100 kilometers to the east from Reykjavík. You can get there by car or touring bus.

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#3See a spouting geyser in ReykjavikSee a spouting geyserJoan Naples

Visiting the Haukadalur valley is like visiting another planet: this place has unearthly looks, indeed!

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