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t will be winter, expect windy and cold, possibly snowy weather. But it could also be quite nice, there is no ,,usual weather" in Reykjavik.
The shops are closed at least on the 24th as Icelanders celebrate Christmas at 6 pm on 24th (not the morning of 25th like so many countries do). Bring warm clothing - a good coat is a must. Good shoes as well as you might get snow. Recommend a visit to the Blue Lagoon and to one of the swimming pools.
It is also traditional to eat putrid skate (a type of ray fish)...
Many travelers assume that Iceland's most iconic dish is hákarl, or fermented shark, which Anthony Bourdain famously called "the single worst, most disgusting and terrible tasting thing" he's ever eaten.
Hot dogs are so ubiquitous and beloved in Iceland, they're practically the national dish. They're sold at every gas station and most convenience stores, at hot dog stands inside malls and at ferry landings, and even at the airport, but the most popular place to get one is in Reykjavik at Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur (which translates to “best hot dogs in town”). Seventy percent of the country’s 300,000 residents have eaten at the harborside hot dog stand, which has been open since 1937 and has fed famous visitors like Bill Clinton and members of Metallica.
Húrra (best concert place, one of the few at the moment)
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