Goðafoss Waterfall, Akureyri

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Also known as "The Fall of the Gods," Goðafoss Waterfall represents a magnificent horseshoe-shaped waterfall and a favorite of many tourists. The waterfall represents the point in time where the Heathens of Iceland made the choice to convert to Christianity and allegedly threw all their idols over the falls. Spanning a width of 30 m (98 ft) and reaching 12 m (39 ft) high, this natural masterpiece is worth spending a few minutes on. Check out the gift shop where traditional Icelandic wool items are reasonably priced. Use our Akureyri itinerary planner to add Goðafoss Waterfall and other attractions to your Akureyri vacation plans.
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  • We visited as part of a tour. Blown away by the sheer power and beauty of this waterfall. There is a shop, toilets and cafe. 
    We visited as part of a tour. Blown away by the sheer power and beauty of this waterfall. There is a shop, toilets and cafe.  more »
  • Amazing view from the wood trail! The close parking spots make it easy to reach the 2 view points: The power of nature at best!! 
    Amazing view from the wood trail! The close parking spots make it easy to reach the 2 view points: The power of nature at best!!  more »
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  • You just can't put into words how amazing this is. Just brilliant
  • Beautiful waterfall that you can get very close to

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