By Catherine Nyorani

Iceland Pictures: Top 11 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Iceland

If you dream of traveling, you probably already want to visit Iceland. Whether it’s on your travel radar or not, allow us to indulge your wanderlust with 11 of the most beautiful places in Iceland–with pictures!

Thingvellir National Park

The Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National Park is naturally rich and diverse, with a deep cultural significance to the people of Iceland. The park is part of Iceland’s tourist Golden circle.

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The Blue Lagoon

Iceland is a land of ice and fire, where geothermal activity meets a glacial climate. Its hot springs are legendary, bringing in tourists by the droves. And the Blue Lagoon is the island’s most popular tourist destination.

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Lake Mývatn Geothermal Area

The Lake Mývatn Geothermal Area is home to the serene Mývatn Nature Baths.

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Vatnajökull Crystal Caves

Vatnajökull is Europe’s largest glacier, covering 14% of Iceland’s landmass. Under the glacier are ten volcanoes, eight of which are submerged under the glacier, with two of those being Iceland’s most active volcanoes.

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Skogar Village

This little village in South Iceland belongs on the page of a fairy tale book. They’re not quite hobbit houses, but they’re close.

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Gullfoss Golden Falls

In the summer months, the Iceland has an overload of melting snow, which feeds some of Europe’s wildest rivers. These rivers, in turn, create breathtaking waterfalls such as Gullfoss.

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Hraunfossar Lava Falls

The numerous white falls run down a 900-meter-wide cliff creating an awe-inspiring sight making this one of the most beautiful places in Iceland.

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