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New places of worship erected in Reykjavík

Source: The Iceland Review.

Quoted from the article posted 02/08/2006:

Over the next few years, three new houses of prayer will be built in Reykjavík, reports Fréttabladid. The Russian Orthodox Church, the Association for Medieval Norse Paganism (Ásatrú), and the Association for Icelandic Muslims have all received promises for lots in Reykjavík. The applications are currently under review at the Environmental Committee.


The Association for Medieval Norse Paganism (ásatrú) is set to receive a 1,500 - 2,000 square meter lot for a 700 sq. m. temple. The temple will include additional facilities for the congregation, a forested area close to landmark Perlan is the lot currently under discussion for the Pagans.