The world’s Most Beautiful Churches: Hallgrímskirkja, Iceland

 

Our Forefathers Gave Us These – What Do We Give Our Children?

The church of Hallgrímur stands 73m tall above Reykjavik, in an Expressionist design supposedly influenced by Iceland’s basalt lava flows. It took 38 years to complete its construction, which began in 1945, but now performs two functions – it is also an observation tower.

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