ingvellir National Park IC, Reykjavik (Iceland)

ingvellir was the site of the Aliing the annual parliament of Iceland from 930AD until the last session held at ingvellir in 1798AD. Since 1881 the parliament has been located within Alingishsi in Reykjavik. ingvellir is now a national park in the municipality of Blskgabygg in southwestern Iceland about 40 km northeast of Icelands capital Reykjavk. ingvellir is a site of historical cultural and geological significance and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Iceland. The park lies in a rift valley that marks the crest of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and the boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. To its south lies ingvallavatn the largest natural lake in Iceland. ingvellir National Park was founded in 1930 marking the 1000th anniversary of the Althing. The park was later expanded to protect the diverse and natural phenomena in the surrounding area and was designated as a World Heritage Site in 2004.

ingvallavegur Selfossi 801 Iceland
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