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Illuminated Gravestones

You won't see much difference between the day and night, as it will be freezing all the time. But there is a light at the end of a tunnel, oops, sorry, of a cemetry

Illuminated Gravestones in Iceland - Best Time
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For some people, it might seem odd to go to Iceland when it is as dark and gloomy as it gets, but wait until you see the mysterious tradition to lit up the gravestones at cemeteries​ around the country, among many others - Rejkjavik's Lágafellskirkja church. The custom is a symbolic one during this period when the days are the shortest in the year. You will see this during the miraculous Christmas time, which is another reason to visit Iceland now!

Siglufjörður
Siglufjörður
Illuminated Gravestones in Iceland - Best Season
Siglufjörður
Siglufjörður
Graveyard in Hafnarjörður Iceland
Graveyard in Hafnarjörður Iceland
Kotstrandarkirkja
Kotstrandarkirkja
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Kotströnd

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