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The Hallgrimskirkja in Reykjavik has a really impressive design which is inspired by large basalt formations in other parts of the country. There's a stairs to the top with a nice view.

Runes-letters modified from Phoenician alphabet. Runic was often written without spaces between words & where 2 of the same letter sat beside each other only one would be used. It was written both from left to right & right to left. It was mainly used to label items with the owner's name & was considered magical as most people were illiterate & did not understand the concept of symbols representing sounds. This also led to their use in fortune telling.

The Church of Hallgrimur, Reykjavik, Iceland

The Church of Hallgrimur. Reykjavik, Iceland. For further info on this incredible structure, and other tops things to do in Reykjavik, see here:

the oldest church in Idaho.

Amazing Architecture - Grand Staircase in House of Scientists, Lviv (Lemberg), Ukraine <= before 1945 = Lwów, POLAND => see history, actual till today ! &

Dom Bosco Church by Carlos Alberto Naves in Brasilia, Brazil