50 Amazing Churches From Around the World

Hallgrímskirkja

Location: Reykjavík, Iceland

Architect: Gudjon Samuelsson

Year Completed: 1986

The largest church in Iceland, Hallgrímskirkja was commisioned in 1937 and gets its name from the Icelandic poet and clergyman Hallgrímur Pétursson (1614-1674). The Architect Guðjón Samúelsson is said to have been inspired by Iceland's basalt lava flows for his design of the church.

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