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How to get to Hegningarhúsið in Reykjavík by Bus?

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  • What are the closest stations to Hegningarhúsið?

    The closest stations to Hegningarhúsið are:

    • Þjóðleikhúsið is 157 meters away, 3 min walk.
    • Menntaskólinn Í Reykjavík / Mr is 313 meters away, 5 min walk.
    • Fríkirkjuvegur is 642 meters away, 9 min walk.
  • Which Bus lines stop near Hegningarhúsið?

    These Bus lines stop near Hegningarhúsið: 1, 3, 6.

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Public Transportation to Hegningarhúsið in Reykjavík

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Looking for the nearest stop or station to Hegningarhúsið? Check out this list of stops closest to your destination: Þjóðleikhúsið; Menntaskólinn Í Reykjavík / Mr; Fríkirkjuvegur.

You can get to Hegningarhúsið by Bus. These are the lines and routes that have stops nearby - Bus: 1, 3, 6

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Hegningarhúsið, Reykjavík
Hegningarhúsið, Reykjavík Hegningarhúsið (English: The Penalty House) at Skólavörðustígur 9 in Reykjavík was a prison run by the Icelandic Prison Service. Built in 1872 by the designs of G. Ch. W. Klentz, it was the oldest prison in Iceland. All operations in Hegningarhúsið ceased on 1 June 2016. The origins of the Icelandic phrase "going to the stone" (fara í steininn) is purportedly due to the stone interiors of this prison.It was last used as a reception prison, where prisoners stayed for a short period of time when at the beginning of serving a sentence. The house was designated as historic property in 1978.There were 16 prison cells in Hegningarhúsið, small and narrow with poor ventilation. The cells were without toilets and sinks.
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