The Perlan boiler house is located at the top of the Esculide Hill. This is not only an attraction, but also an operating boiler house, the glass dome of which is crowned by six huge tanks. Each holds more than 4 million liters of geothermal hot water. Perlan has a modern nature exhibition, an indoor ice cave, a planetarium, an observation deck, an ice cream shop, a cafe and much more.

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Overview of Perlan

View of the Perlan dome from above

History of creation

The building was designed by architect Ingimundur Sveinsson, built in 1988.

Opening hours and cost

Perlan is open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Entrance to the building is free, but visiting exhibitions and the observation deck is paid.


April 10, 2024

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