I think I can safely say that most, if not all, visitors that come to Reykjavík walk up to Hallgrímskirkja church to take some photos. What most people miss though is the wonderful Einar Jónsson Sculpture park that is literally just next door to the church. It’s the garden of the Einar Jónsson Museum, the home and studio of Iceland’s first sculptor, but unlike the museum the garden is free and for everyone to enjoy. The garden is full of bronze casts of Einar’s work and it’s amazing. The family and I visited a couple of weeks ago and below are some of the photos I took.
The entrance to the garden is from Freyjugata so from Hallgrímskirkja church (facing the church) you turn right down Njarðargata and then to the left in Freyjugata. Of course I also recommend you visit the museum, something I have planned for the summer, to learn more about Einar Jónsson and his works. The entrance fee is 600 ISK per person and children under 18 go for free.