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Stórutjarnarskóli Swimming pool

Information on opening hours and prices can be found on our website: http://www.storutjarnaskoli.is/default.asp?sid_id=8889&tre_rod=023|&tId=1

We look forward to having you.

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Stórutjarnarskóli Swimming pool

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GPS Points N65° 42' 44.874" W17° 43' 53.026"
Telephone

+354 444-4890

Opening period All year
Categories Swimming Pools

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In Akureyri, stopping at a red light is much more pleasant than elsewhere.

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The heart in the traffic lights have caught the attention of those visiting Akureyri and the hearts of the inhabitants.

The hearts lit up all over town as a consequence of the finance crash in Iceland in year 2008, when there was a need for some positive thinking and to put emphasis on what really matters.

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In every case, the residents are lively and ready to celebrate.

Explore map with pictures

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