Harpa – Reykjavík’s latest landmark

Harpa opened its doors in May 2011 and is home to the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera. Harpa also hosts a wide range of concerts, spanning all musical genres, and numerous events, meetings and conferences.

Harpa’s glass façade is designed by renowned artist Olafur Eliasson, in cooperation with Henning Larsen Architects. The design is based on a geometric principle, realised in two and three dimensions. Reminiscent of the crystallised basalt columns commonly found in Iceland, the southern facades create kaleidoscopic reflections of the city and the striking surrounding landscape.

Opening hours Week days: Saturdays: Sundays:
Office hours: 09:00-17:00 Closed Closed
Access to the house: 08:00-24:00 08:00-24:00 08:00-24:00
Box office: 10:00-18:00 12:00-18:00 12:00-18:00 
The box office is open longer during consert nights.  Box office phone number: +354-528-5050

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