Introduction of Thingvellir
Historic site and national park, on the N shore of Thingvallavatn, 30 mi NE of Reykjavik, SW Iceland .

Situated on a lava plain, it was the meeting place of the Iceland ic parliament, or Althing, from a.d. 930 to 1798. The Republic of Iceland was proclaimed here on June 17, 1944.

Thingvellir Images