Þingvellir - Alþing
Þingvellir nature reserve is one of the most visited tourist sites in the country. Each year, this historically
very important areas visited by thousands of visitors. Þingvellir plateau (Congress plains) is famous
especially the fact that there in the years 930-1800 meet Icelandic Parliament Alþing (the first World Parliament).
Þingvellir has been a nature reserve for almost eighty years and is Iceland's oldest nature reserve. The reserve is under the managment of the Parliament Þingvellir Commitee. In summer 2004 Þingvellir vas registered on the Unesco World Heritage List it is the first place in Iceland to be featured on the list, with features only the rarest pearl of nature.