People who travel to Iceland hoping to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights can now be certain to see them at the Aurora Reykjavik. The new attraction simulates the natural phenomenon, meaning visitors to the country can observe the Northern Lights all year round.
The Northern Lights can only be seen by visitors flying into Iceland from September – April, and even then there is no way to tell if they will be visible ahead of the trip. The Aurora Reykjavik has been built to offer visitors and locals the chance to observe the Aurora Borealis without having to first endure freezing temperatures outside and the possibility of disappointment.
The new out of this world attraction uses a HD projection of the Northern Lights which fills the whole room, making guests feel like they are standing directly underneath the real thing. The projection displays a green glow around the room which is simular to the glow seen when the lights are passing in the sky.
On top of the recreation of the lights the Aurora Reykjavik also includes an educational section, which explains the history and discovery of the ethereal lights, a photography section, which displays photos taken of the lights from around the world, and an interactive section.
Aurora Reykjavik offers travellers to Iceland visiting anytime of the year the chance to still experience what it is like to witness the Northern Lights, even if they are not visible in the skies during the time of their visit. Open from 10 am till 10 pm every day, the new interactive centre has made the natural wonder accessible to everybody regardless of the time of day or year.
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