Hallgrmskirkja is the largest church in Iceland and the fourth tallest structure of the country. The construction of the church was started in the year 1945 and took nearly 38 years before it was finished in 1986. Hallgrmskirkja, which means Church of Hallgrmur, is situated right in the centrer of Reykjavk and is visible from all corners of the city. There is a statue of the famous explorer Leif Ericson in front of the church which was presented by U.S.A as a gift on 1000th anniversary of Iceland's Parliament. There is an observation deck on top of the tower from where one can get mesmerizing sights of the capital city of Reykjavk.