November 20, 2010

The Church of Hallgrímur (Reykjavík, Iceland)

The Hallgrímskirkja (literally, the church of Hallgrímur ) is a Lutheran parish church located in Reykjavík , Iceland . At 74.5 meters (244 ft), it is the fourth tallest architectural structure in Iceland. The church is named after the Icelandic poet and clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson (1614 to 1674), author of the Passion Hymns. State architect design of the church was commissioned in 1937; it took 38 years old to build it. 
http://www.tripwolf .com/en/guide/ show/14763/ Iceland/Reykjavi k/Hallgrimskirkj a-Church

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