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Hallgrímskirkja, the Lutheran Church in the center of Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, stands 74.5 meters tall and was completed...
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Hallgrímskirkja at Midnight in Summer 4

Reykjavik, Iceland

Hallgrímskirkja, the Lutheran Church in the center of Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, stands 74.5 meters tall and was completed after 41 years of work in 1986. The height can be attributed to the idea that, so the story goes, the Lutherans did not want the Catholics to have the tallest church. Thus, they made sure Hallgrímskirkja was taller than Kristskirkja, the Catholic basillica finished in 1929. Photo © copyright by Rob Greebon.