Þingvellir National Park

Þingvellir National Park is a national park in and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park is home to the world's longest running Parliament, first established in 930 AD, and also has a dramatic landscape formed as a result of sitting along the border between the North American and European tectonic plates.

Notable Places in the Area

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is a waterfall in Þingvellir National Park, . is situated 1 km north of Þingvellir National Park. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
Silfra is a rift formed in the divergent tectonic boundary between the North American and Eurasian plates and is located in the Þingvallavatn Lake in the Þingvellir National Park in . is situated 500 meters southeast of Þingvellir National Park. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Þingvellir National Park

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