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Iceland

Grave of Bobby Fischer

The final resting place of the controversial chess champion.
Iceland

Geysir Glíma Restaurant

A restaurant devoted to "trouser grip" wrestling, an ancient form of Viking wrestling that is Iceland's national sport.
Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland

Petra's Stone and Mineral Collection

One woman's lifelong collection is on display in this unassuming house on an Icelandic fjord.
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri Heart-Shaped Traffic Lights

Instead of solid circles, the stoplights in this northern Icelandic town have glowing red hearts.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Monument to the Unknown Bureaucrat

Iceland's tribute to its thankless civil servants.
Iceland

Skeiðará Bridge Monument

Twisted girders are all that remain of an Icelandic bridge that was wiped out by a combination of volcanic heat and glacial floods.
Akureyri, Iceland

Giant Viking Beer Can

Akureyri is home to an oversized can of one of Iceland's favourite beers.
Djúpivogur, Iceland

Rakkaberg

This natural rock formation features seemingly unnatural vertical ridges that have been blamed on elves.
Thingvellir, Iceland

Þingvellir

The picturesque birthplace of Icelandic democracy is drenched in the blood of its brutal past.
Iceland

Laufskálavarða

Cairns built to bring travelers good luck stretch across the land like miniature stone mountains.
Iceland

Drangurinn Rock

Icelandic folklore says this giant boulder was ripped from the mountains and placed at its current location, where it became home to elves.
Iceland

The Eggs of Merry Bay

These enlarged egg sculptures represent the native birds of eastern Iceland.
Iceland

Red Chair

A giant red chair bolted to a rock on a remote mossy hillside in Iceland.
Iceland

Látrabjarg

Puffin enthusiasts flock to Europe's largest seabird cliff, which over one million birds call home.
Iceland

Búðakirkja

This black church sits alone among a field of lava rock.
Iceland

Garðar BA 64

The oldest steel ship in Iceland has been beached for years and is now a rusting ruin.
Iceland

Námaskarð

A sulfuric martian landscape that looks far better than it smells.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three columns of volcanic rock shoot out of the ocean.
Höfn, Iceland

Viking Village Film Set

This replica Viking village was created for a film that was never shot and is now open to visitors.
Iceland

Dimmuborgir

These ominous lava formations were said to be an entrance to the netherworld so of course they inspired a famous metal band.
Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls)

If a glacial river suddenly diving into a sheer chasm via a dramatic, multi-stage waterfall isn't peak Iceland, it's certainly close.
Iceland

Haukadalur Geothermal Field

This valley of hot springs and boiling mud pots is home to the record-holding "Geysir," which originated the English word.
Iceland

Dettifoss

The most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.
Iceland

Godafoss

This elegant arc of a waterfall marks a religious turning point.