Harpa is one of Reykjavík’s most striking landmarks and a centre of cultural and social life in the very heart of the city. Despite young age, Harpa has already received numerous awards, both for its architecture and as a concert and conference centre. Harpa´s glass facade is one of the largest artworks in the world designed by artist Ólafur Elíasson and Henning Larsen architechts.
Harpa is home to the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Icelandic Opera and Reykjavík Big Band, which hold regular concerts throughout the year. Múlinn Jazz club also resides in Harpa as well as the Classical Sundays Series, both offering concerts on a regular basis.
Facilities include two restaurants, Hnoss restaurant & barn on Harpa´s groundfloor and La Primavera ristorante on the fourth floor with an amazing view of the harbour. Rammagerdin Store offers products made by Icelandic carftspeople and Listval art gallery with Icelandic art.