Goðafoss waterfall

The Goðafoss waterfall is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. The water of the river Skjálfandafljót falls from a height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters.

In the year 1000 the Lawspeaker Þorgeir Ljósvetningagoði made Christianity the official religion of Iceland. After his conversion Þorgeir threw his statues of the Norse gods into the waterfall. Goðafoss Watefall is part of the Diamond Circle explore the Diamond Circle https://www.northiceland.is/diamondcircle.

Goðafoss waterfall
GPS Points N65° 40' 58.154" W17° 32' 58.487"
Postal code

645

Road number

1

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