How to get to Hegningarhúsið in Reykjavík by Bus

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From Tungubakkar Airport 61 min
Walk
Bus - 1515
Bus - 66
From Hafnarfjörður 56 min
Walk
Bus - 4444
Bus - 11
From Árbæjarsafn, Reykjavík 41 min
Bus - 1212
From Smáralind, Garðabær 31 min
Bus - 2424
Bus - 33
From Smyrilshólar 33 min
Bus - 33
Bus - 33

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What are the closest stations to Hegningarhúsið?


The closest stations to Hegningarhúsið are:
Menntaskólinn Í Reykjavík / Mr is 309 meters away, 5 min walk.
Lækjartorg is 330 meters away, 5 min walk.
Harpa is 579 meters away, 8 min walk.
Bsí is 996 meters away, 14 min walk.

Which Bus lines stop near Hegningarhúsið?

These Bus lines stop near Hegningarhúsið: 1, 12, 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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