The Nordic House

The Nordic House an icon of Nordic aesthetics
The Nordic House in Reykjavik is a cultural institution and an architectural gem situated in Vatsmýrin only 10 minuets walk from Reykjavik center. The Nordic House organizes a diverse program of cultural events  and exhibitions and is a venue for front row activities in the Icelandic cultural calendar. The house is designed by acclaimed Finnish modernist architect Alvar Aalto (1898-1976). The house features most of Aalto’s signature traits and is furnished by his beautiful design. Visit The Nordic House and enjoy a unique library, a renowned restaurant AALTO Bistro, a boutique with Nordic design, concert- and exhibition halls showing rich seam of art, culture and design.
A full event and ticketing service can be found at nordichouse .is
For years, the renowned chef Sveinn Kjart­ans­son has bee ow, visitors to AALTO Bistro in the Nordic House can sample for themselves the work of this creative chef, in the form of delicious and delightful fresh lunch and dinner.


Sturlugata 5
101 Reykjavík
+354 551-7030

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