Saga

Garðhús and the Marchioness

Garðhús and the Marchioness Garðhús c. 1946. To the left of the house is the Reykjavík Freezing Plant, and to the right part of the Daníelsslippur shipyard....

The Sheriff’s Garden

Sheriff’s Garden from 1893 When Dr. Schierbeck left Iceland in 1893, he sold his house to town sheriff Halldór Daníelsson, together with the right to garden ...

Reykjavík Church

Reykjavík church A church is known to have stood at Reykjavík since before 1200. The oldest cartulary of Reykjavík Church (known as Vík Church) dates from 13...

Háteigur

Háteigur In the late 19th and early 20th centuries drainage of marshland began in Reykjavík territory. The drained land was allocated for farming under lease...