Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fuborgarsvŠi, Iceland
Sigvaldi Kaldalˇns, Iceland's beloved poet, was born in the house in 1881.
After being in disrepair for two decades it was brought back to life by Minjavernd.
It is currently used as a guesthouse, embodying history and Icelandic design.
Location. 64° 8.884′ N, 21° 56.655′ W. Marker is in Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fuborgarsvŠi. Marker is on GarastrŠti just north of Grjˇtagata. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: GarastrŠti 23, Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fuborgarsvŠi 101, Iceland.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Laufey Jakobsdˇttir (within shouting distance of this marker); T˙ngata 6 (within shouting distance of this marker); Grjˇgata 4 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Adlon (about 120 meters away); The Settlement of ReykjavÝk (about 120 meters away); Einar Benediktsson (about 150 meters away); AalstrŠti 2 - Ingˇlfsnaust (about 150 meters away); Theodˇra Thoroddsen (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reykjavik.
Also see . . . About Vaktahouse (vaktahouse.is). (Submitted on July 11, 2017.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.